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.
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.