A MAN was found dead in Mitcham in the early hours of this morning. 

Police were called to reports of a man on fire on Commonside East at 6.12 am on September 17. 

Officers attended and found the body of a man, who is yet to be identified.

A police cordon has been set up on Commonside East both ways between B272 Manor Road and Cedars Avenue. 

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A spokesperson for Met Police: "The death is currently being treated as unexplained. 

"A post-mortem examination will be arranged in due course.

"Enquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances."

Any witnesses or anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 quoting CAD 1135/17Sep.

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