Eleventh man arrested over South Tottenham murder

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Detectives investigating the murder of Franciszek Malinkowski in South Tottenham have arrested an 11th person.

The 36-year-old man was arrested on Sunday and taken into custody at a north London police station where he currently remains.

The body of Franciszek Karol Malinkowski, 51, a construction worker from Finsbury Park, was discovered in overgrown wasteland behind Ermine Road on Sunday morning.

A post-mortem examination conducted on Monday, April 28 at Haringey Mortuary gave the cause of death as multiple injuries.

So far ten people have been arrested in connection with the investigation.

On Sunday, April 27 three men near the scene - aged 32, 50, 30, were arrested and taken into custody at a north London police station. A fourth, aged 38, was arrested later that day.

One man was released without charge, with three others released on bail.

During the early hours of Tuesday, April 29, two further men, aged 41 and 33, were arrested in Stamford Hill on suspicion of murder. Both were released on bail until mid May.

On the afternoon of Tuesday, April 29 four men, aged 40, 38, 48 and 30, were arrested in Stamford Hill. All four were bailed until dates in early and mid May.

An incident room is open at Hendon under Detective Chief Inspector Tim Duffield from the Homicide and Major Crime Command.

Detectives are continuing to appeal for witnesses and information.

DCI Duffield, who is leading the investigation, said: "Mr Malinowski was a hard-working man with no obvious enemies. We are trying to build a detailed picture of his life and I would urge anyone who knew him, or for that matter anybody with information about the scrubland near Ermine Road, to contact us.

"I guarantee that your information will be treated in the strictest confidence."

Any witnesses to the incident or anyone with information that could assist police are asked to call the incident room on 020 8358 0400, 101, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

 

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