A murder investigation has been launched following the death of a man in Lambeth.

Police were called by the London Ambulance Service at approximately 06.55am on Monday, 12 July to New Park Road, SW2.

Officers attended and found the body of a 44-year-old man.

His next of kin have been informed and are being supported by specialist officers. We await formal identification.

A special post-mortem examination held at Greenwich Mortuary gave the provisional cause of death as multiple injuries.

Detectives from the Specialist Crime Command are leading the investigation.

A 48-year-old man [A] was arrested on suspicion of murder on Wednesday, July 14. He was taken into custody at a south London police station and has since been bailed pending further enquiries.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact police via 101 quoting reference Cad 1940/12Jul. To remain anonymous, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.