Man killed in Putney fight named as postman from Harlesden

Stephen Andrews, 46, died from head injuries on Sunday afternoon

A man killed in a fight outside a pub in Putney has been named as a postman from Harlesden.

Stephen Andrews, 46, of Old Oak Lane, died from head injuries sustained during the fracas near the Duke’s Head pub in Lower Richmond Road, in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Police and paramedics were called to the scene at around 12.30am where they discovered Mr Andrews in the street.

He was rushed to hospital but died at 6pm that day.


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Yesterday (Tuesday), a 28-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder after attending Exeter police station.

He has been bailed to return to a north London police station in late February 2013 pending further enquiries.

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DCI Bonner, investigating officer, said: “We are still appealing for anyone who was in or around the area of the Duke’s Head pub in Lower Richmond Road after midnight who may have seen or heard anything to call our incident room or Crimestoppers.”

Anyone with information should call the incident room on 020 8358 0200 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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