A man was found hanged near Well Wood in West Wickham yesterday afternoon (June 26).

The 47-year-old was found in Lime Tree Walk just after 4pm. 

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

A London Ambulance Service spokesman said: "We were called at around 4.10pm to an incident near Lime Tree Walk in West Wickham.

"We sent a single responder in a car, two ambulance crews and London's air ambulance to the scene.

"Sadly, despite efforts resuscitate the patient, a man was pronounced dead at the scene."

The man's death is not being treated as suspicious.