Betfred murder: Man, 53, dies following fight in Upper Clapton bookies

A police van outside Betfred. Picture: Polly Hancock

A police van outside Betfred. Picture: Polly Hancock - Credit: Archant

A murder investigation has been launched after a 53-year-old man died following a fight in an Upper Clapton bookies.

Police at the bookies in Upper Clapton Road. Picture: @999London

Police at the bookies in Upper Clapton Road. Picture: @999London - Credit: Archant

Officers were called to Betfred at 4.30pm yesterday and found the victim unconscious. Medics fought to save his life but he was pronounced dead at the scene a short while later.

His next of kin has been informed and a post-mortem has been scheduled.

The other person involved in the fight left the shop and has not been found.

No arrests have been made.

Police at the scene in Upper Clapton Road. Picture: @999London

Police at the scene in Upper Clapton Road. Picture: @999London - Credit: Archant