Man's Body Found at Hanwell Canal

Police investigating 'unexplained death' of 41 year old


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A man's been found dead by the Hanwell Flight of Locks.

Police say detectives from Ealing are 'investigating the circumstances of an unexplained death that occurred at approx. 02:00hrs on Tuesday 24 April.'

They were called to the Grand Union Canal, following the discovery of a body.

The tow path was closed off for a time and police told local residents they were investigating a 'serious incident.'

London Ambulance Service attended and the 41-year-old man was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Next of kin have been informed. A post-mortem examination will be held in due course.

Enquiries are underway to establish exactly what happened.



25th April 2012

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