NEWS
16/05/2019 13:28 BST | Updated 16/05/2019 13:32 BST

Body Found In Wheelie Bin Behind Waitrose Is Identified As Italian Man

The 23-year-old's family has been informed of his death.

A man whose body was found in a wheelie bin in north London has been identified as a 23-year-old Italian national.

The formal identification of Erik San-Filippo comes after police were called to Tollington Road, Islington, on Saturday, amid reports of the discovery of human remains.

A post-mortem examination has proven inconclusive and further tests are being carried out.

San-Filippo’s next of kin have been informed of his death, which is being treated as unexplained.

A 52-year-old man was arrested on Sunday, 12 May on suspicion of murder and has been bailed to return on a date in mid-June.

Police are asking anyone with information to come forward by calling CID on 07827872423 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.