Man Dies In West London Chimney Fall

A 20-year-old man has died after falling into the chimney of a seven-storey residential block in west London.

Police were called to Great Cumberland Place at about 01:00 on Friday morning to reports that a man had fallen into the buildings chimney.

The man's body was found at the base of the chimney in the lower basement of the building.

Police said that they believe the man was sitting on the roof of the building when he fell backwards into the chimney.

Formal identification has not been carried out, but police said the man's next of kin has been notified.


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