Detectives investigating the murder of a man at an address in Roehampton are keen to identify three young men seen in the area prior to the incident.
Police were called at 20:15hrs on Tuesday, 22 April to an address in Huntingfield Road.
Officers and paramedics found a man in his late 30s inside the address unconscious and suffering injuries.
The London Air Ambulance attended and attempted to resuscitate the man but he was pronounced dead at the scene.
We await formal identification and officers are in the process of locating next of kin.
A post-mortem examination is scheduled to take place on Friday, 25 April at St George’s Mortuary.
An incident room has opened at the Homicide and Major Crime Command under Detective Chief Inspector Charlie King.
DCI Charlie King, said: “At this early stage we are keeping an open mind about any possible motive. Members the public have already provided us with accounts of three young men seen loitering in the area prior to the incident. I am directly appealing to these three young men to come forward and speak us. I am also urging anyone who may have more information regarding this incident to contact us – all calls will be treated with the utmost confidentiality.”
Officers are currently conducting an extensive search of the vicinity and are speaking to local residents.
There is no description available of the three young men at this time.
Anyone who can help should call the incident room on 020 8721 4205 or if you wish to remain anonymous, Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
There have been no arrests.