The man who was murdered under a bridge in Plumstead has been named.

Tadas Jarusevicius, a Lithuanian national, was found bludgeoned to death last Wednesday (September 23).

A post-mortem revealed he died of blunt force trauma to the head.

He is believed to have lived under the flyover, near the train station along the High Street, along with a group of other men.

The 29-year-old is thought to have last been seen the night before he died at around 10.30pm in and around Mount Pleasant Place.

He is known to have frequented Plumstead, Lewisham and Woolwich areas.

MORE TOP STORIES Officers are trying to piece together his last movements.

They are particularly keen to hear from people who may have seen him the night before he died, or if they heard a disturbance that evening or last Saturday morning. 

In total five people have been arrested in connection with his murder. 

Two more people, a man and a woman aged 29 and 28, were arrested on suspicion of murder earlier today (September 28).

They are currently at a south London police station.

On Saturday (September 26) three men aged 25, 45 and 46 were also arrested on suspicion of murder.

They have been bailed until November.

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The scene under the bridge

Officers will be at the crime scene tomorrow (September 29) handing out leaflets and speaking to people.

Detective Chief Inspector Will Reynolds of the Homicide and Major Crime Command leads the investigation said: "Any information you have, no matter how insignificant, could prove to be vital in finding out who attacked and killed this man."

Anyone with information is asked to contact police via the incident room on 020 8721 4205, or 101 or to remain anonymous contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or via

Enquiries continue.

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