Police do not believe critically ill man was assaulted
Barnes Bridge looking across to Chiswick. Picture: Irid Escent
Barnes Bridge was cordoned off after a man was found collapsed on the bridge in the early hours of Monday morning (14 March).
The police say they went to the bridge after the man, who is in his late fifties, called them at 3.29am. The nature of the call gave them concerns for his safety.
When they arrived the man was unresponsive and he was taken to hospital where his condition is described as critical.
His next of kin have been informed.
A forensic team has remained in place but the incident is not being treated as suspicious and police are not looking for anyone else in connection with the matter.
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March 14, 2022