Alfie Lawton Wiki
Alfie Lawton Biography
Alfie Lawton, 15, was found near the railway in New Malden, south London, on Monday, February 8, shortly before 7 p.m.
Alfie was found by a member of the public at the Green Lane Recreation Ground and, despite the best efforts of police and paramedics, he was pronounced dead shortly thereafter.
Police have launched an investigation into Alfie’s death, although it is described as “poorly explained” rather than suspicious.The teenager had told his mother Sarah that he was going out to meet some friends.
His cousin Sacha told the Mirror that the autopsy has ruled out death from drugs and suicide.
He told The Mirror: ‘He was face down in the snow on a bench,’ Sacha said.
It was steeper than a ladder, you have to virtually crawl to get it up. We were working on the basis that somehow it had collapsed. We have heard that now there are no clear signs of death, so he has not fallen from a tree. ‘
The family said that when paramedics measured the teenager’s temperature, he had dropped to 22 ° C, well below the normal range of 37 ° C.
He added: ‘He has gone to the park one day and has not returned, and there are no visible signs that he was attacked. We think something medical has happened. We just want answers. Alfie Lawton, in the photo, told his family that he was going to see some friends on the day of his death.
Metropolitan Police Detective Inspector Andy Griffin said
‘Alfie’s family, and his community of neighbors and friends are struggling with the pain of losing such a wonderful and vibrant young man.
Police are actively investigating the circumstances that led to Alfie’s tragic death, which currently remains unexplained. We need as much information as possible to assist in our inquiries and answer questions the family has about what happened to Alfie that day.
“If anyone has any information, regardless of how insignificant you think it may be, please provide it to the investigation team so it can be followed up.”
Anyone with information that can help with police inquiries should call 101 or tweet @MetCC quoting the reference CAD5562 / 08FEB21.