Man arrested for ‘opening body bags and taking pictures of Grenfell victims’


A man has been arrested for opening body bags at Grefnell Tower and taking photos of victims

The man, whom we have chosen not to publicly identify, posted the photos of the deceased victims to Facebook because he said he wanted to help
identify them.

The Met Police said a 43-year-old man had been arrested near Latimer Road station in North Kensington at around 6pm.
He was arrested on suspicion of sending malicious communications and obstructing a coroner.

Man arresttedHe writes ‘Does any one know this body laying outside my Øat for more than two hours’, before attaching ×ve photos of a deceased victim’s upper
In another, he didn’t write any captions but posted two photos and a video of a closed body bag.
When asked by a commenter if he had opened the body bag, he replied: ‘Yes.’
At least 12 people have been killed in the devastating blaze that ripped through Grefnell Tower in North Kensington.

Police warn that the death toll is likely to increase signi×cantly as ×re crews continue the search and rescue operation.
Another 79 people have been rushed to hospital, 18 of whom are in a critical condition.
Hundreds have been left homeless, and hundreds more are unaccounted for.

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