Police attended a private address in Effingham Road, Lewisham on Monday 28 October as a man had failed to appear at Southwark Crown Court today.
At approx 1420 officers entered the address and found the body of a man. A FME (forensic medical examiner) attended and pronounced the man dead at the scene. Next of kin are being informed.
Whilst officers believe they know the identity of the deceased, they await confirmation of formal identification.
More top news
Floyd Mayweather preserved his unbeaten record with a unanimous points victory over Manny Pacquiao in their superfight
A group of nearly 300 Nigerian women and children rescued from Boko Haram extremists by the military have been brought to a refugee camp.
Unsurprisingly the birth of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's daughter has dominated Sunday's front pages and taken up many column inches.