Haringey ‘murder’: Body of man, 36, found inside house in North London

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a 36-year-old man was found dead in a property in South Tottenham.

Shortly after 10pm on Tuesday (September 21), police were called to a house in West Green Road where the body of a man was found with multiple injuries.

The Met Police believed the death to be suspicious, a murder investigation was launched and the man’s family has been notified.

Although police say the body is yet to be formally identified.

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Today (September 23), a 42-year-old man, from the Finsbury Park area, was arrested on suspicion of murder and taken into custody at a North London police station.

Enquiries into the murder are ongoing.

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Leading the investigation is DCI Neil Rawlinson of the Met’s Specialist Crime Command, he said: “I would like to reassure the local community that this was an isolated incident.

“My thoughts are with the victim’s family at this sad time.”

Chief superintendent Simon Crick who leads the North Area Command Unit, said: “I am deeply saddened that there has been another senseless killing in Haringey

“Once again, we have family and friends who will have to endure the trauma of losing a loved one and my thoughts are with them.

“While the circumstances of this alleged murder is very different to the one that occurred on Tuesday, that will bring little solace to those affected by these crimes.

“I fully understand the anxiety these crimes will cause and I know how shocked and distressed our community will be.

“We have increased the numbers of officers patrolling our streets, these are your officers, if you have questions or concerns please do speak to them.

“I will be meeting with partners and community representatives to inform them what we are doing to safeguard our community, but just as importantly, I will be listening to the concerns they raise on your behalf and doing all I can to address those concerns.

“It is only by working together that we can stop this violence and we will need to support each other to bring an end to these terrible crimes.”

Any witnesses or anyone with any information is asked to call police on 101 or contact via Twitter @MetCC. Please quote CAD 7923/21SEP.

To give information anonymously contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org.

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