Police name man found hanging in Newham park

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.


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

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