Four arrested over suspicious death of Epping man following nightclub disturbance

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Adam Hird Adam Hird

Police are investigating the suspicious death of a man following a disturbance.

Adam Hird, 30, from Epping, was found collapsed at the No.65 bar on Albert Embankment in Vauxhall shortly after 3.20am on Sunday by police after they were called to the venue.

Mr Hird was taken to hospital but died on Tuesday.

Enquiries into the circumstances of the incident are ongoing and it is currently being treated as suspicious.

Reports suggest Mr Hird had been struggling with bouncers at the club who had allegedly been restrained him for around 10 minutes. 

A post-mortem will be held later this afternoon at Greenwich Public Mortuary.

Officers arrested four men aged 21, 22, 28 and 50 on suspicion of grievous bodily harm who are now on bail until late July.

Police believe members of the public may have video footage or pictures that would assist the investigation.

Anyone who witnessed the incident can contact police on 020 8721 4054 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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