Dead man found in a residential hallway in Harlesden

PUBLISHED: 11:57 16 August 2019 | UPDATED: 14:23 16 August 2019

Dead man's body found in property hallway in Harlesden. Picture: David Nathan

Dead man's body found in property hallway in Harlesden. Picture: David Nathan


Police are investigating the ‘unexplained’ death of man whose body was found in a residential hallway in Harlesden.

Emergency services were called to Church Road at 3.30pm on Wednesday (Aug 14) to reports of a deceased male in the communal area of a property owned by housing association Catalyst.

Enquiries continue to establish his identity and inform his next-of-kin.

A post-mortem examination will be held in due course.

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Detectives from the North West Area's CID are investigating and the Met's murder squad officers have been informed.

A police spokesperson said: "At this early stage in the investigation, the death is being treated as unexplained."

A Catalyst spokesperson added: "We won't be providing any comment at this time, as this is an active police investigation."

No arrests have been made. Enquiries continue.

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 quoting CAD 4602/14AUG or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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