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Update: Appeal for help identifying man who died – Wembley



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Update on 5 December: Officers now believe they have identified the man and informed his family.  They are still appealing for anyone who may information to come forward. 


Detectives investigating the death of a man in Wembley this morning (4 December) are now appealing for help in identifying him.

Officers were called to the line close to Wembley Central station at 6.48am this morning following reports of a casualty on the tracks.

Paramedics also attended however sadly a man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Officers are currently working to identify the man and establish the full circumstances behind his death.

Detective Chief Inspector Paul Langley said: “Following a number of extensive enquiries today, we now believe this man’s sad death was a deliberate act.

“We are still working to identify him and inform his family.

 "We believe he accessed the tracks from a nearby footbridge, and he is described as being between 30 and 40 years old, with dark hair and a beard, and he was wearing grey tracksuit bottoms and blacked hooded top. 

“Anyone with information can contact us by texting 61016 or calling 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference 48 of 04/12/20.”

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