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CCTV released after suspicious death of man - Summer Hill

Wednesday, 26 October 2022 04:02:06 AM

Police have released further CCTV footage as investigations continue into the suspicious death of a man in Sydney’s Inner West earlier this year.

About 6.30am on Monday 7 February 2022, emergency services were called to Hardie Avenue, Summer Hill, following a concern for welfare report.

A man was located unresponsive at the scene by a member of the public, who assisted him before officers attached to Burwood Police Area Command attended and commenced CPR.

Despite their efforts, the man died at the scene.

The man has since been identified as 72-year-old Vincenzo Leonello.

A crime scene was established and examined by specialist forensic officers.

Detectives established Strike Force Ratsu to investigate the circumstances surrounding Mr Leonello’s death, which is being treated as suspicious.

As part of ongoing inquiries, investigators have continued to review countless hours of CCTV footage and have today released further vision which may prompt members of the public who have information to come forward.

The CCTV depicts a person leaving the vicinity of where Mr Leonello was discovered.

Detectives are urging anyone with information on the incident, or who may have witnessed suspicious activity around the time of Mr Leonello’s death, to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.