Cops appeal again after mystery death still unsolved
POLICE investigating the death of a man who was found collapsed in Whitechapel are appealing for the man who called the ambulance to come forward. Officers say a man with a Polish accent dialled 999 to call an ambulance when a man collapsed in Cavell Stre
POLICE investigating the death of a man who was found collapsed in Whitechapel are appealing for the man who called the ambulance to come forward.
Officers say a man with a Polish accent dialled 999 to call an ambulance when a man collapsed in Cavell Street at 11.30pm on August 30.
Paramedics found a man with head injuries and took him to the nearby Royal London Hospital where staff called the police.
The injured man, believed to be aged 57 and Polish, died a few hours later and enquiries to trace his next of kin are still underway, including speaking to the Polish authorities through the embassy in London.
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Detectives believe they know who the man is but await a formal identification.
A post mortem examination was held on September 3 at the Royal London but the results of toxicology tests are needed before a cause of death can be established.
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The death is currently being treated as non-suspicious and detectives from Tower Hamlets CID are carrying out enquiries into the circumstances.
Detectives are keen to hear from the man who called the ambulance. He spoke with a Polish accent but police have not been able to trace him.
Officers would also like any other possible witnesses to the man's collapse in Cavell Street, or anyone with any information about his movements, to come forward.
Police are urging people to contact Det Sgt Cliff Jones on 020 7275 4535 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.