IPCC Investigating Death Of Man Arrested In Harlow

2 June 2016, 11:42


The Independent Police Complaints Commission is investigating the death of a man in Harlow who had been arrested on suspicion of grooming.

A 44 year-old man was arrested on Saturday (28 May) and then released on bail.

Essex Police said: "On 31 May 2016 police were called by the ambulance service to an address in Harlow.

"Officers entered the property and found a 44 year old man who was declared deceased. Police are not treating the death as suspicious and the coroner has been informed.

"We are aware of videos filmed and published by a third party circulating on social media purporting to show an encounter between the arrested man and a member of the public but cannot comment further at this stage.

"In line with legislation Essex Police has referred this matter to the IPCC".