Elderly Man Dies After Collapsing in South Ealing
Man reported to be 'Malachy' a well known local character
Police and ambulance crews were called to South Ealing Road on Saturday (17th December) afternoon after reports that an elderly man had collapsed.
A statement from the MPS says ''
Police were called by London Ambulance Service at 17:27hrs on 17 December to reports of a man collapsed in the street in South Ealing Road.
Officers attended the scene.
Police wouldn't release details of the identity but it's reported on social media that the man was a local character often seen around Northfields and South Ealing - noticeable because of his quirky bike which had a toy tigers head on the front.
Known as Malcolm or Malachy and thought to have originally come from Tipperary he wore shorts and would often play music from a radio in the basket. He was always a cheery presence in the area - greeting everybody he passed.
Locals have been saddened by the news of his death and paid many tributes - they say he will be sadly missed.
20th December 2016