Body found in Wanstead woods identified as 39-year-old Frederic Bihen

Police tape at the area of woods in Wanstead where a body was found

Police tape at the area of woods in Wanstead where a body was found - Credit: Archant

The body found in Wanstead woods last month has been identified as Frederic Bihen.

The 39-year-old’s body was discovered by two young boys near New Wanstead Road on April 27. He was from the Wanstead area.

A post-mortem took place on April 29 at East Ham Mortuary, but no cause of death was established.

A spokesman for Redbridge police said formal identification has yet to take place, but they are “satisfied” the man is Mr Bihen.

His next of kin have been informed.


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An inquest was opened and adjourned at Walthamstow Coroner’s Court on May 4.

Mr Bihen’s death is being treated as unexplained.

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Did you know Mr Bihen? Would you like to pay tribute to him? Email bethany.wyatt@archant.co.uk or call 020 8477 3988.

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