The 'suspicious death' of a man found in Hyde Park in the early hours of Friday morning (August 12) is now being treated as a murder, police have confirmed.
A body was discovered by a member of the public at around 5.50am near the mosaic commemorating The Reformers' Tree and the emergency services were called.
However, the post-mortem failed to determine the cause of death.
Police revealed on Saturday evening that the death was now being treated as a murder investigation.
They added they have not yet identified the man and are working to inform his next of kin.
No arrests have been made in connection but the Metropolitan Police says detectives from the Homicide and Major Crime Command are investigating.
Anyone with information is asked to call police via 101 or to remain anonymous call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.