Police are investigating after a man died in Greenwich.

Officers were called to reports of a man collapsed in Sandy Hill Avenue at 7.48am on Thursday, October 21.

Ambulance crews attended and the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

The death is being treated as suspicious.

A crime scene is in place and there have been no arrests.

Police enquiries continue.

The investigation is being led by Detective Chief Inspector Richard Leonard, from the Met’s Specialist Crime Command.

He said: “Sandy Hill Road is a residential area and I would ask anyone who was in that area early on Thursday morning to get in touch with us if you saw anything unusual or out of place.

“Similarly, please check any doorbell or dashcam footage in case you have captured something that could prove useful for our investigation. No piece of information is too small.”

Detective Chief Superintendent Trevor Lawry, in charge of policing for Greenwich, Lewisham and Bexley, said: “My thoughts are first and foremost with the victim’s family who are now having to come to terms with losing their loved one.

“We understand the shock this will cause in the community and we are here to listen to your concerns. I would encourage people to speak to their local officers and ask any questions they may have.

“I will also be meeting with partners and community representatives to discuss the incident and how we can continue to work together to prevent serious violence.”

A spokesperson for Metropolitan Police said: "Police are investigating after the death of a man in Greenwich.

"Officers were called at 07:48hrs on Thursday, 21 October to Sandy Hill Avenue, SE18.

"A man was reported to be collapsed in the street.

"London Ambulance Service attended and the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

"A crime scene is in place.

"The death is being treated as suspicious.

"No arrests.

"Enquiries continue."

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