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Investigation launched after mysterious death in Islington

Man found collapsed in Penton Street, Angel.

19 January, 2021 — By Calum Fraser

Detectives are investigating an unexplained death in The Angel.

Police were called at about 2:45pm on Friday January 15, to reports a man had collapsed in Penton Street.

Officers attended, along with paramedics, and found a man unresponsive at the scene. He was pronounced dead at about 4pm.

The death is currently being treated as unexplained.

Police are in the process of informing his next of kin. A post-mortem examination will be scheduled in due course and a file will be prepared for the coroner.

No arrests have been made.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police via 101, quoting CAD 3687/15JAN

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