Metro Police : Suspicious death in Pimlico

Thursday, August 26, 2010

Suspicious death in Pimlico

Bulletin 0000001938 | August 26, 2010

The Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) has today said the man found dead at a central London flat on Monday, 23 August is Gareth Williams, aged 30 years old.

Officers attended the flat in Alderney Street, Westminster SW1, at around 16.40hrs on Monday, 23 August, following reports that the occupant had not been seen for some time.

Officers gained entry and found the body of the man.

Mr Williams' next of kin have been informed. Formal identification has yet to take place.

A post-mortem examination today Wednesday, 25 August, at Westminster Mortuary was unable to provide a cause of death and further tests will take place to ascertain the cause of death.

Officers from the Homicide and Serious Crime Command (HSCC) are investigating, and are treating this as a suspicious and unexplained death.

Anyone with information should call the incident room in Hendon on 020 8358 0200 or, if they wish to remain anonymous, Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.