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UPDATE: Mystery deepens as police rule out suspicious death in Whitechapel Road

PUBLISHED: 07:59 02 June 2014 | UPDATED: 13:57 02 June 2014

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The cause of the fall is still unknown after a man plummeted to his death this weekend but police are not treating it as suspicious.

Officers were called to Whitechapel Road, at 09.19am on Saturday May 31 to reports of him falling from a second-storey roof.

When the police and London Ambulance Service attended the scene they found the man suffering serious injuries.

The 31-year-old died at the scene a shortly after.

A police spokesman said: “We await next of kin and formal identification. A post-mortem examination will be held in due course.”

No arrests have been made.

Read more:

Police probe man’s mystery death plunge

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