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.
“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.
A man has died after he was discovered on fire in a west London park during the early hours of this morning.
Police were called by the London Fire Brigade at 04:37 to Belvue Park in #Northolt.
Met Police say there have been no arrests and enquiries are ongoing. pic.twitter.com/4RMCmvX4Ry
— London 999 (@999London) June 13, 2022
“The cause of the fire is under investigation by the Brigade and the Metropolitan Police Service.”