Man found hanged in Newham park named

By Rob Virtue on January 4, 2013 12:31 PM |

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Police have named a man who was found dead in a park near Custom House as Dean Moriarty.

The 42-year-old from Harpley Square in Whitechapel was discovered by a member of the public on Wednesday morning. He was found hanging from climbing equipment in a children's play area.

He was pronounced dead by paramedics who were called to the scene at Canning Town Recreation Ground in Freemasons Road at around 8.30am.

Police are not treating the death as suspicious. However, officers are continuing their investigation.