Body in river identified as New Malden man
The body of a man found in the Thames has been formally identified by police as a missing New Malden man.
Martin Ratner, 67, was last seen on Tuesday, May 8, at his home.
He was wearing a dark grey overcoat, black trousers, jumper and shirt when he went missing.
His body was found in the River Thames at Cherry Garden Pier, Wapping, just after 1pm on Sunday, May 19.
A post mortem examination took place at St Thomas' Hospital on Tuesday, May 22, but a cause of death was not conclusive so police are waiting for further toxicology reports to be carried out.
A police spokesman said the death is being treated as unexplained and the coroner has been informed.
His family have been told the news.