Police protection officer found dead in Camden

A Metropolitan Police protection officer has been found dead from a bullet wound at a property in north London.

The 43-year-old was discovered on Tuesday at King's Terrace in Camden.

He was subsequently identified as a PC who worked with the Met's Specialist Protection Command.

Police are not treating the death as suspicious at this stage and detectives will investigate whether a police firearm was involved.

The man's next of kin and the Independent Police Complaints Commission have been informed.

The Protection Command is made up of three units responsible for protection services for the Royal Family, ministers and public officials at threat from terrorism, including, visiting heads of government and other public figures.

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