Murder hunt in East End after man found battered in street

A MURDER hunt has been launched in London’s East End after a man was found battered in the street close to a hostel for homeless men. He was found after reports of a street fight, close to a Salvation Army centre for the homeless in Whitechapel

A MURDER hunt has been launched in London's East End after a man was found battered in the street close to a hostel for homeless men.

The man was found in Old Montague Street in Whitechapel yesterday (Monday) following reports of a street fight, close to a Salvation Army centre for the homeless in Whitechapel Road.

He had severe head injuries and is understood to have died half-an-hour later.