Detectives are investigating the death of a man in Islington.
The body of the deceased named as Erik San-Filippo was found in a rubbish bin.
Police were called to Tollington Road, Islington, shortly before 16:00hrs on Saturday, 11 May to reports of a man’s body in a wheelie bin.
Formal identification has been carried out and confirmed the deceased as 23-year-old Italian national.
Next of kin have been notified.
A post-mortem examination has been carried out; this proved inconclusive and we await further tests.
At this stage the death is being treated as unexplained and enquiries are being led by the Met’s Central North Command.
A 52-year-old man was arrested on Sunday, 12 May on suspicion of murder and has been bailed to return on a date in mid-June.
Police are asking anyone with information to come forward by calling CID on 07827872423 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.