Two people have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man died in Chingford.

Police received reports at 9.09pm on Wednesday (February 15) of an injured man in a wooded area near Walthamstow Avenue.

Officers attended the location alongside the London Ambulance Service and a man was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Officers have identified the man and are in the process of contacting his family.

A 22-year-old man and a 21-year-old woman have been arrested after they self-presented to a south London police station, police said.

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A crime scene remains in place and both people remain in custody.

Anyone who witnessed the incident, or who has information about what happened, is asked to call 101 with the reference CAD 7445/15FEB22.

Information can also be provided to the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.