Tottenham murder
A man was killed by a blow to the head and neck in Tottenham, north LondonGoogle Maps

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after another man was killed by a fatal blow to the head and neck in Tottenham. Police were called by a member of the public at approximately 5pm on 17 November after the body of a was man found near Park View Road.

London Ambulance Service was called but the man – believed to be in his 30s – was pronounced dead at the scene. Police believe they know the man's identity but his next of kin are yet to be informed of his death.

A post-mortem examination held on Thursday at Haringey Mortuary gave the cause of death as blunt force trauma to the head and neck. A 44-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in custody at a north London police station.

The investigation is being led by Detective Chief Inspector Jamie Piscopo, form the Homicide and Major Crime Command. Any witnesses, or anyone with information that could help the investigation have been asked to call the incident room on 020 8345 3715, or the the police non-emergency line on 101. To remain anonymous, contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org.