The death is currently being treated as unexplained after police rushed to the scene in the early hours of the morning
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A man has been found burned to death in a London park in an area closed to the public.
Police rushed to the scene of the crime near Central Park in East Ham, London at 2.20am this morning (Thursday 2 June).
It was after reports that an injured man was found ablaze.
Police and ambulances were present, but the man was pronounced dead at the scene.
No other details about the man, including his age, have been released by police.
Officials say they are working to confirm the man’s identity and inform next of kin.
The death is currently being treated as unsolved and officials are urging anyone with information to come forward.
Meanwhile, a crime scene remains in place while Central Park is closed.
A Met Police spokesman said: “Police were called by London Fire Brigade at around 2.20am on Thursday 2 June to reports of a man being injured after falling near Central Park, E6 , had been set on fire.
“Officials and London Ambulance Service were present but the man – no further details – was pronounced dead at the scene.
“Requests to confirm his identity and inform next of kin are ongoing.”
They added: “At this early stage, the death is being treated as unexplained while the circumstances of his death are investigated.
“A crime scene remains in place and Central Park remains closed at this time.
“Anyone with information that could help police is asked to call or tweet 101 @MetCC and note CAD 657/2. June.”
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