Man and woman arrested after Whitechapel murder

A man and a woman have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a 43-year-old man died in London.

Police were called by ambulance crews shortly after 01:30 GMT, to a man with a serious head injury in Sidney Street, Whitechapel.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said the man, 34 and woman, 25, remained in custody pending further inquires. A post-mortem examination is due to take place later.

The man has not yet been formally identified, a Met Police spokesperson added.

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