Man's body found on the tracks at Battersea Park train station

The police are treating the incident as 'unexplained' 

Will Grice
Saturday 05 December 2015 13:56
via @WandsworthRadio Twitter
via @WandsworthRadio Twitter

A man’s body has been found on the tracks at Battersea Park station.

British Transport Police have confirmed that the station was shut while police investigated the body that was discovered at 7am this morning.

Officers are now trying to identify the man and say they are treating the incident as “unexplained”.

Speaking to ITV, BTP said: “We were called to Battersea Park station at 6.58am following reports of a body on the line.

“BTP attended alongside medics from London Ambulance Service and a man was pronounced dead at the scene.

“Officers are now working to establish how the man came to be on the tracks and inform his family.

“The incident is currently being treated as unexplained.”

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