Man’s body found in back of bin lorry in Camberwell as police probe 'unexplained' death

Harriet Brewis
A woman was chased into a lift and stabbed in Hoxton on Thursday afternoon (file photo): Nigel Howard

A man’s body has been found in the back of a bin lorry in south London.

Police were called to Bethwin Road in Camberwell at around 5:35am this morning following reports a body had been found.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police are treating the death as unexplained.

A Met Police spokesperson said: "Police were called to reports of a man's body found in the rear of a bin lorry in Bethwin Road.

"The man – no further details - was pronounced dead at the scene.

"At this stage, the death is being treated as unexplained."

Enquiries are ongoing.