‘Vulnerable’ man found dead after going missing from the Whittington

Dominic White. Photo: Met police

Dominic White. Photo: Met police - Credit: Archant

A man’s body was found in Holloway yesterday afternoon after he went missing from hospital while receiving mental health treatment

Dominic White, 27, had been reported missing on Wednesday.

He was last seen leaving the Whittington Hospital at about 6.45pm.

When he first went missing, a police spokesman said: “Officers are concerned for his safety and well being as he was at hospital regarding mental health treatment and he is considered extremely vulnerable.”

Mr White’s body was found near a sub station in Stock Orchard Crescent at about 2.15pm yesterday. The death is currently being treated as unexplained.

A Whittington Health spokeswoman said: “We understand Dominic White left our emergency department and died shortly afterwards.

“We were very sorry to hear this sad news and we have started an investigation.

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“Camden and Islington Mental Health NHS Trust will be liaising with us on the investigation.”