Cricklewood woman arrested on suspicion of ‘murder’ in King’s Cross Station

Man dies after being struck by Piccadilly line train

A CRICKLEWOOD woman has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man was allegedly pushed under a train in King’s Cross Station.

The man, who is in his 40s, died after he was hit by the Piccadilly line train at 6.30pm yesterday.

The 34-year-old woman was arrested at the scene by officers from the British Transport Police (BTP) is in custody and being questioned.

Officers are currently trying to identify the man and trace his next of kin.

Detective Superintendent Ashley Croft, senior investigating officer, said: “Several witnesses have come forward and CCTV from the station has been retrieved.

“We are working to build a picture of exactly what took place on the platform last night and I ask anyone who may have seen the incident to contact us.

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“I would like to thank passengers for their patience and understanding, as well as all of the London Underground staff who assisted the emergency services in dealing with what happened in a professional and dignified manner.”

Anyone with information should call BTP on 0800 40 50 40 and quote incident number 440 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.