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Two held over suspicious death

PUBLISHED: 12:00 16 November 2009 | UPDATED: 15:15 05 October 2010

POLICE are investigating a suspicious death after a man was found dead in a flat yesterday (Sunday). Cops were called at around 9.20pm last night following concerns for the welfare of a resident at an address in Oban Street, Blackwall. The body of a 65-ye

POLICE are investigating a suspicious death after a man was found dead in a flat yesterday (Sunday).

Cops were called at around 9.20pm last night following concerns for the welfare of a resident at an address in Oban Street, Blackwall.

The body of a 65-year-old man was found inside the flat when officers arrived. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say they believe they know the identity of the man but are waiting for formal identification to take place. A post mortem examination to establish the cause of death is due to take place.

Officers from Homicide and Serious Crime Command are investigating the death which police are treati8ng as suspicious.

Two men, a 33-year-old and a 27-year-old, have been arrested and have been taken to separate east London police stations where they remain in custody.

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