Man dies after assault in Tulse Hill

Victim: Terry Isaacs
Victim: Terry Isaacs

Police have launched a murder investigation after an assault in Tulse Hill last week led to a man’s death.

Terry Isaacs, 56, was discovered with severe head injuries, he was taken to a South London hospital but died on Tuesday.

Detectives are looking for a number of items as part of the investigation.

Police were called at 7.44 am on Thursday, February 19, to reports of a pool of blood in Bannister Close, SW2.

Officers carried out a search of the area and found Isaacs suffering from multiple head injuries which he later died from.

On Thursday officers arrested a 45-year-old man and 39-year-old woman on suspicion of GBH but they have since been bailed, pending further inquiries.

Terry Isaacs entering Sainsburys on the day he died
Terry Isaacs entering Sainsburys on the day he died

The items detectives are now looking for include two mobile phones, a wallet, a bag and a metal tobacco tin.

The wallet is described as bi-folding with a flag of St George and a blue border. The word “England” is written across the front of the wallet.

The tobacco tin is rectangular in shape and the size of a cigarette box. It has a green lid with ”Tell your girlfriend I said Thanks” written on it.

Detective Inspector Sharon Marman, said: “I would ask anyone who has seen these items to contact officers. It is important that we build a picture of the events that morning and tracing these items will play a valuable role in the investigation.”

Anyone with information is asked to call officers on 020 8721 4054 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


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