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Man arrested over tower 'body pictures'

Press Association logoPress Association 14/06/2017

A man has been arrested over allegations he posted pictures of a Grenfell Tower victim on social media.

Images were posted of what appear to be a partially covered body following the fatal blaze in north Kensington, west London.

At least 12 people are dead after fire ripped through the 24-storey building early on Wednesday morning.

The Metropolitan Police said a 43-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of sending malicious communications and obstructing a coroner.

Officers confirmed the arrest relates to the fire at Grenfell Tower and the man was in custody.

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