A murder investigation continues after a man was found dead at a business premises in Camden

A murder investigation continues after a man was found dead at a business premises in Camden.

Police were called by the London Ambulance Service at 14:41hrs on Tuesday, 17 April to reports of a man injured on the roof of the Pressman Mastermelts building in Hatton Garden, EC1.

Officers attended and the victim, a 47-year-old man, a builder who was carrying out work at the venue, was pronounced dead at the scene at 15:07hrs.

Initial reports indicated that the man may have fallen from height, but officers now believe he was the victim of a serious assault.

A post-mortem examination took place at St Pancras Mortuary on Thursday, 19 April and gave cause of death as blunt force trauma to the head.

Work continues to inform all next of kin – formal identification has not taken place.

The Met’s Homicide and Major Crime Command is investigating, led by Detective Chief Inspector Luke Marks.

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