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Body found ‘on fire’ in Northolt, police issue statement

Met Police have issued a statement regarding the discovery of a body at Belvue Park, Northolt this morning in the early hours.

Police said in the statement issued today: “Police were called at 04:37hrs on Monday, 13 June by the London Fire Brigade to Belvue Park, Northolt to reports of a body found on fire.

Body found 'on fire' in Northolt, police issue statement Harrow Online
Forensic tent at the scene. Credit: David Nathan/999 London

“Officers are working to identify the deceased, at this stage believed to be a male, and inform the next of kin.

“The death is currently being treated as unexplained.”

Belvue Park, also known as Northolt and Greenford Park, is located in Ealing.

A spokesperson for London Fire Brigade said: “Firefighters were called to reports of a fire in a park on Rowdell Road in Northolt.
Sadly, a person was pronounced dead at the scene.

“The Brigade was called at 0419 and the incident was over for firefighters by 0456. One fire engine from Northolt Fire Station attended the scene.

Body found 'on fire' in Northolt, police issue statement Harrow Online
Forensics using a drone at the scene. Credit: David Nathan/999 London

“The cause of the fire is under investigation by the Brigade and the Metropolitan Police Service.”