Body found on Hampstead Heath

Police officers at the scene after a body was found in bushes on Hampstead Heath

Police officers at the scene after a body was found in bushes on Hampstead Heath - Credit: Archant

A body has been found in bushes on Hampstead Heath this afternoon.

The Hampstead Heath constabularly at the scene

The Hampstead Heath constabularly at the scene - Credit: Archant

Police received reports of a lifeless body found between the mixed bathing ponds and Parliament Hill just before 2.30pm.

The body was found by a dog walker.

Officers are currently on scene to etsablish the circumstances of the death.

But at this stage it is not deemed to be suspicious.


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A London ambulance spokeswoman said: “We were called just before 2.30pm to reports of a body found.

“Sadly one patient, a man, was dead at the scene.”

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A police cordon has been set up around the area.

Enquiries continue and no arrests have been made.

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