Date: 23 Apr 2002
Place: Batten St, Clapham Junction
Edward Smith was found dead in Batten St near Clapham Junction train station.
It was thought that he had been strangled but an autopsy was yet to be carried out at the time of reporting.
Edward Smith was found dead in some bushes in a park near Batten Street at about 9pm on 23 April 2002.
A pathologist’s report gave his cause of death as being compression of the neck.
Edward Smith had lived in Poplar Road in Leatherhead at the time and was unemployed and single.
A man was arrested in connection with his death but released.