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‘Unexplained’ death of man found in River Thames

Met Police Marine Policing Unit. Image: Met Police

Met Police Marine Policing Unit. Image: Met Police

The Met Police are assisting the Coroner in an inquiry into an ‘unexplained’ death of a man whose body has been found in the River Thames near to Eel Pie Island.

Specialist officers from the Marine Policing Unit (MPU) attended the scene at 9:37 am Friday morning 22nd May.

Eel Pie Island on the River Thames near Twickenham. Image: Google Satellite.

Eel Pie Island on the River Thames near Twickenham. Image: Google Satellite.

The body was recovered from the water.

The deceased has yet to be formally identified but police believe he was a man in his 40s.

Police are currently treating his death as unexplained.

The Coroner has been informed.

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