Met police have announced that there has been a death in Hyde Park which they are treating as 'suspicious'.

Officers were called to the popular tourist spot at around 5.50am on Friday (August 12) morning after a member of the public found a man suffering with injuries.

When they reached the park, they found the man who had died near to Speaker's Corner.

No arrests have been made and cordons are currently in place at the park.

Reporter David Rivers went to Hyde Park and discovered from a witness that the body did not look like it had suffered severe injuries.

Forensic teams set up a tent over the body, as well as a large cordon around the park.

Anyone with information or witnesses are asked to call the police non-emergency line on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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Recap

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Met police have announced that there has been a death in Hyde Park which they are treating as ‘suspicious’.

Officers were called to the popular tourist spot at around 5.50am on Friday (August 12) where they found a dead body.

There have been no arrests yet but police have been on the scene carrying out a forensic investigation all day.

What do forensic teams do at crime scenes?

Forensic officers have been on the scene at Hyde Park this morning, but what exactly does their role consists of? We took a look here:

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Everything we know so far

Here is everything we know about the Hyde Park death so far

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"Body did not look like it suffered severe injuries"

An onlooker told David that the body “did not look like it had suffered severe injuries”

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Large parts of Hyde Park cordoned off

David Rivers says that large areas of Hyde Park have been cordoned off - here’s there right now:

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Live from Hyde Park

Reporter David Rivers is set to go LIVE on the scene at Hyde Park - follow him here:

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Video from the scene

Video by reporter David Rivers shows forensic teams carrying out work at the scene in Hyde Park.

Reporter David Rivers is currently on the scene at Hyde Park where forensic teams are carrying out work.

Forensic teams carrying out work at Hyde Park
Forensic teams carrying out work at Hyde Park

Police "trying to get to bottom" of incident

As commuters passed through the park on the way to work, a number began asking officers on the scene what had happened.

One police officer was heard telling a member of the public the incident had happened in the last couple of hours and that they were “trying to get to the bottom of it”.

Incident occurred at Speakers' Corner

The incident is thought to have happened at Speakers’ Corner at around 5.50am this morning.

First pictures from Hyde Park

Twitter user @CabvisionTaxi has taken pictures at Hyde Park, stating that there was “30 police officers here”

Litter collections disrupted

The Royal Parks have tweeted to say that litter collections in large parts of the park have been disrupted due the incident.

Officers find man dead in Hyde Park

Police said they attended the scene and found a man dead, with the incident being treated as suspicious.

No arrests have been made and enquiries are ongoing.

Next of kin have not been informed and cordons are currently in place.

Anyone with information or witnesses are asked to call the police non-emergency line on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Police called to Hyde Park

Police in Westminster were called to Hyde Park at around 5.50am this morning (August 12) and a member of the public found a man with injuries.