A man in his 50s has died after being found unconscious in the street.
Police and ambulance staff were called to Sparsholt Road in Barking, east London, at around 6am on Wednesday.
We are currently on scene at Sparsholt Road, Barking where a man has sadly died. The death is being treated as unexplained. Road closures are in place, please avoid the area if you can. Our enquiries are ongoing pic.twitter.com/Dx3Wf3qGsD— Barking & Dagenham Police (@MPSBarkDag) May 9, 2018
The man, whose family have not yet been told, was declared dead at the scene.
His death is being treated as unexplained, Scotland Yard said.
The road was closed and a crime scene was set up.