Croydon’s death: Detectives hunt down men after punching and stamping a gang that died a few weeks later

Detectives released images and CCTV footage of the four as they tried to speak to the incident

Detectives hunt down four people after punching and stamping a gang that died in hospital two weeks later

  • Simon Whisker was stamped with four punches in a ‘mischievous’ attack
  • Mr Whisker, 40, was treated and discharged from the hospital but died two weeks later.
  • Force has released CCTV footage of the suspects and Croydon has appealed for witnesses to the incident
  • The Met Police Force says their investigation is not an investigation into the murder at this stage

Four people are at the center of a police hunt today after a man who died in hospital two weeks later was beaten and stamped.

Victim Simon Whisker, 40, was rushed to hospital where he died on July 1, 12 days after being stabbed to death by four men on London Road in Croydon.

Detectives released images and CCTV footage of the four as they tried to speak to the incident.

Mr. Whisker was involved in a fight with a group that knocked him to the ground with multiple violent punches before stamping him.

He was taken to hospital, treated and discharged but died about two weeks later on the morning of July 13th.

Detectives released images and CCTV footage of the four as they tried to speak to the incident

Her next of kin was informed of her death and an autopsy was conducted.

Detectives have stated that the case is not being considered as an investigation into the murder.

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Detectives from the Southern Command Unit have launched an extensive investigation but no arrests have been made so far.

Searches continue to establish the situation.

Victim Simon Whisker (pictured), 40, was rushed to hospital where he died on July 1, 12 days after being stabbed to death by four men on London Road in Croydon.

Victim Simon Whisker (pictured), 40, was rushed to hospital where he died on July 1, 12 days after being stabbed to death by four men on London Road in Croydon.

Detectives released photos of the four of them when they wanted to talk about the incident.

Detective Constable Joe Cheng from the South Area CID said: ‘The victim was involved in a chat with a group of men and was brutally assaulted.

‘We are not considering the murder as an investigation at the moment. We just want to know who was responsible for the attack on Simon.

‘I urge the public to contact us if they have any recognition of these men.’

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