Man who drowned in Regent’s Canal is named

A man who died in Regent’s Canal last month has been named as 30-year-old Panayiotis Petrou.

Mr Petrou, from Hertfordshire, died from drowning after falling into the water near Camley Street at around 8pm on April 24. Police tried to drag the 30-year-old out but his body was recovered at around 10pm.

Police are not treating the death as suspicious.

An inquest has been opened and adjourned at St Pancras Coroner’s Court.


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