A man has died after falling from a 22-storey block of flats in broad daylight.

Police were called to Stubbs Point in Canning Town at 2pm yesterday (August 22) to reports that a person had fallen from height.

Officers and medics from the London Ambulance Service (LAS) found a man at the scene who had fallen from the tower.

Despite the best efforts of emergency services, he was eventually pronounced dead at the scene.

A police spokesperson said that they are still trying to notify the man’s next of kin.

They added that the death is being treated as “unexpected”, and is under investigation.

If you feel affected by what has happened and wish to find support, you can contact the Samaritans on 116 123 via phone for a confidential chat, or email jo@samaritans.org