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Police launch murder probe after man in his 30s died in fight on Richmond Bridge 

Forensic officers examine the scene at Richmond Bridge where a man in his 30s suffered fatal injuries in the early hours of yesterday

Police launch murder investigation after man in his 30s dies in fight on Richmond Bridge

  • A murder investigation is underway in Richmond after the death of a man in his 30s
  • He was injured in a fight over Richmond Bridge in the early hours of yesterday
  • An ambulance arrived and took him to hospital, where he died later that morning
  • Police believe bystanders may have recorded the incident on their mobile phones

Detectives have launched a murder investigation after a man died following a fight on the Richmond Bridge.

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Police were called to the scene in south-west London around 4am on Saturday and found a man in his 30s who had been seriously injured.

The Metropolitan Police said officers administered CPR before paramedics took over and transported the man to hospital, where he died later that morning.

His relatives have been informed and are supported by specialized officers.

There have been no arrests for the alleged murder.

An autopsy has not yet been performed.

Forensic officers examine the scene at Richmond Bridge where a man in his 30s suffered fatal injuries in the early hours of yesterday

Forensic officers examine the scene at Richmond Bridge where a man in his 30s suffered fatal injuries in the early hours of yesterday

The scene where the fight took place remains tightly sealed off with a large police presence

The scene where the fight took place remains tightly sealed off with a large police presence

Detective Chief Inspector Katherine Goodwin, who is leading the investigation, said: ‘We believe a number of people watched the incident unfold and some bystanders may have recorded footage on their mobile phones .”

“Anyone who has not spoken to us yet is asked to come forward immediately.

“My team is working to provide answers to the family of the deceased man and the public may have valuable information that will help our investigation.”

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Chief Superintendent Lis Chapple, Richmond Police Chief, added: ‘My thoughts are with the deceased man and his family.

“We will do everything we can to support our fellow crime specialists as they work to establish what happened here.”

“A scene will remain in place and my officers will remain stationed at the scene and in the area to speak to locals about any concerns they have or information they may want to share.”

Anyone with information is asked to call 101 or make an anonymous report by contacting the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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