Man Dies After Fight in Battersea Housing Estate

46-year-old man killed in communal area in Charlotte Despard Avenue

Charlotte Despard Avenue, SW11. Picture: Google Streetview

A 46-year-old man has died after being assaulted in Battersea.

Police have launched a murder investigation after the man was found at around 5.30pm this Wednesday (17 October) at Charlotte Despard Avenue, SW11.

Despite the attention of paramedics from London Ambulance Service and London's Air Ambulance the man was pronounced dead at the scene at 6.15pm. The victim’s next of kin have been informed.

Police were called to the scene after a report of a group of males fighting in the communal area of a housing estate. By the time they arrived all those involved had fled the scene and no arrests were made.

Detectives from the Homicide and Major Crime Command are investigating and have asked anyone with information that could assist their enquiries to call the incident room on 020 8721 4005 or contact police via Twitter @MetCC.

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


October 18, 2018