Man arrested after police find body of man, 79

A 27-year-old man has been arrested after the body of a 79-year-old man was found at an address in south London.

Police visited the property in Whitefoot Terrace, Lewisham, at 2155 BST on Tuesday and found the man's body.

London Ambulance Service were also at the property but the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Officers attended the address after being called by a member of the public concerned for the man's welfare.

Police believe they know the man's identity but are awaiting formal identification.

His next of kin have been informed.

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