A murder investigation has launched after an elderly man died.

Police were called to a disturbance at Chelmsford Road, Southgate, on Saturday (October 30) at 9.41pm.

Once officers and paramedics attended, a man, believed to be 86, was found suffering a head injury.

He was then pronounced dead at the scene and the Met say the next of kin are aware and will be supported by specialist officers.

Officers arrested a man, 53, at the scene on suspicion of murder.

It is believed that the man arrested and the victim were known to each other.

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

A crime scene remains in place and police enquiries continue.