A man has been found dead in a popular family park.
Emergency services rushed to Cannizaro Park, Wimbledon, at 9.19am on Bank Holiday Monday following reports of a body in a pond.
The victim, understood to be in his 70s, was recovered from the water.
Paramedics administered CPR but the man was pronounced dead at the scene.
Officers believe they know the man’s identity and have informed next of kin.
Enquiries into the circumstances continue but at this stage the incident is not being treated as suspicious.
Please support your local paper by making a donation
Please make cheques payable to “MSI Media Limited” and send by post to South London Press, Unit 112, 160 Bromley Road, Catford, London SE6 2NZ
Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick has encouraged everyone in the country who can afford to do so to buy a newspaper, and told the Downing Street press briefing recently: “A free country needs a free press, and the newspapers of our country are under significant financial pressure”.
So if you have enjoyed reading this story, and if you can afford to do so, we would be so grateful if you can buy our newspaper or make a donation, which will allow us to continue to bring stories like this one to you both in print and online.