Tottenham man named as fatal victim of Holloway assault

PUBLISHED: 09:11 23 March 2013 | UPDATED: 16:50 23 March 2013

Matthew Fallon died three days after being assaulted. Picture: Metropolitan Police

Matthew Fallon died three days after being assaulted. Picture: Metropolitan Police


A man who died three days after being assaulted in Holloway has been named.

Matthew Fallon, 45, of Garwood Close, Tottenham, was found unconscious in Isledon Road at around 7.50pm on Tuesday.

He had sustained a head injury, believed to be from an assault, and was taken to the Royal London Hospital where he died on Thursday.

A post-mortem gave the cause of death as bleeding on the brain.

Police are treating the death as murder and an incident room has opened under Det Ch Insp Neil Attewell from the Homicide and Serious Crime Command (HSCC).

A 35-year-old man arrested in connection with the incident on Thursday morning was later further arrested on suspicion of murder. He remains in custody.

Anyone with information call police on 020 8345 3715 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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