Man died of ‘neck injury’ after fight in north London

“The death is being treated as suspicious and detectives from the Met’s Specialist Crime Command are leading the investigation.”

A man has died of a “neck injury” at the scene of a fight in north London in the early hours of this morning.

Police and paramedics were called at 4.05am, on Friday, May 27, to reports of a fight in Ballards Lane, West Finchley.

The scene in Finchley after a man was found with a neck injury and died at the scene. Photo: Equine Silk

A man was found with a neck injury and died at the scene.

He is yet to be identified by officers.

One Twitter user described the scene, saying: “Serious police incident, North Finchley High Road closed both ways!”

A Met Police spokesperson said: “Enquiries are ongoing and a crime scene remains in place.

“The death is being treated as suspicious and detectives from the Met’s Specialist Crime Command are leading the investigation.

“No arrests have been made.”

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call 101 quoting CAD 879/27May. To remain anonymous contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.