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Police name man found hanging in Newham park

09:35 04 January 2013

Detectives have identified a man who was found hanging in a Newham park on Wednesday morning.

He is Dean Moriarty, 42, of Harpley Square, Whitechapel.

Officers were called to Canning Town Recreation Ground in Freemasons Road, Custom House by a member of the public who reported seeing a body hanging from a piece of climbing equipment in the children’s play area.

The park was closed by police after the discovery.

Although paramedics arrived at the scene the man was pronounced dead.

Police are investigating the death which is being treated as non-suspicious.

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