A murder investigation has been launched following the death of a man in Hackney.
Police attended an address in Lansdowne Drive, E8 at about 00:30hrs on Monday, 29 January following concerns for the welfare of the occupant.
On arrival officers found a deceased man inside the address. Enquiries continue to identify and notify his next of kin.
A post-mortem examination held on Wednesday, 31 January concluded that the man died as a result of injuries consistent with an assault.
A murder investigation has now been launched, led by the Met’s Specialist Crime Command and enquiries are ongoing.
Two men, aged 41 [A] and 31 [B], were arrested on suspicion of murder. They were taken into custody where they remain.
A crime scene is in place.
Anyone with information that may assist police is asked to call 101, or post on X @MetCC quoting reference CAD 7027/29Jan.

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