Murder hunt after man dies under train at King’s Cross
A MURDER investigation has been launched after a man died under a Tube train at King’s Cross station during last night’s rush hour.
The middle aged victim is believed to have been pushed under a westbound Piccadilly line train at around 6.30pm.
Police are working to identify the man and trace his next of kin.
A 34-year-old woman from Cricklewood was arrested at the scene and is currently being questioned by police.
Detective Superintendent Ashley Croft, British Transport Police’s senior investigating officer, said: “This happened at a busy time during the evening commute and I appeal to anyone who saw what happened on the westbound platform of the Piccadilly line to get in contact with us.
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“I would like to thank passengers for their patience and understanding, as well as all of the London Underground staff who assisted the emergency services in dealing with what happened in a professional and dignified manner.”
- Anyone with information should call BTP on 0800 40 50 40 and quote incident number 440.
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