Police were called at 0639hrs on Wednesday, 29 October, after a body was found in Kensington Church Walk, W8.
The body of the man, who has yet to be identified, was impaled on railings. The man was pronounced dead at the scene.
Detectives from Kensington & Chelsea CID are investigating.
There is nothing at this very early stage to indicate that the death is suspicious. Officers are at the scene and their enquires continue.