Police appeal for witnesses after man found dead on Tube tracks

Image above: East Acton station

Man in his 20s found dead on the tracks by East Acton station

Police are appealing for witnesses after the body of a man was found on the train tracks by East Acton tube station.

Officers were called to East Acton just after 11.00pm on Friday 19 April following reports of a casualty on the tracks. When they arrived, along with paramedics, they found a man in his 20s from the Waltham Forest area dead at the scene.

His family are being supported by specialist officers. A man in his 40s was arrested on suspicion of manslaughter and has since been bailed.

Police are appealing for any witnesses or anyone else with information to contact them by texting 61016 or by calling 0800 40 50 40, quoting reference 1000 of 19 April or to call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.