North Finchley ‘murder’: Live updates after man killed in fight in North London

Murder investigation underway, police confirm

In a statement the Met Police have confirmed that a man has died after officers were called to reports of a fight in West Finchley. It reads: “Police were called at 04:05hrs on Friday, 27 May to reports of a fight in Ballards Lane, West Finchley.”

“Officers attended along with London Ambulance Service. A man was found with a neck injury and died at the scene. Officers are in the process of identifying the man.”

“Enquiries are ongoing and a crime scene remains in place. The death is being treated as suspicious and detectives from the Met’s Specialist Crime Command are leading the investigation. No arrests have been made.”

“Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call 101 quoting CAD 879/27May. To remain anonymous contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

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