A body has been found at the scene of a fire in Leyton.

The man’s body was recovered following a blaze overnight in a derelict sports pavilion between Ive Farm Close and Villiers Close

The man was confirmed dead at the scene by paramedics.

Enquiries are under way to establish his identity and the cause of the fire.

Firefighters were called just before midnight and had the fire under control by 2am.

Four fire engines and more than 20 firefighters tackled the blaze.

Waltham Forest police officers remain at the scene.