Robbery suspect who died was 36-year-old from Camden Town

The junction of Holloway Road and Seven Sisters Road

The junction of Holloway Road and Seven Sisters Road - Credit: Archant

A robbery suspect who died after being detained by members of the public has been named as a man from Camden Town.

Gabriel Frapiccini, 36, of York Way, suffered a cardiac arrest following a robbery in Holloway Road, Islington on October 8.

When police officers arrived on the scene at about 22.45pm, members of the public had apprehended the suspected robber.

He was handcuffed by police but not placed under arrest.

Police said Mr Frapiccini then “appeared unwell” and called the London Ambulance Service.


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He was taken to hospital but died at 12.12am on October 9.

A post-mortemm on October 10 was inconclusive.

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His death is being investigated by the Metropolitan Police’s Homicide and Major Crime Command and the case has also been referred to the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC).

Next of kin have been informed of Mr Frapiccini’s death.

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