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Banker in IT probe fell to death

Anjool Malde
Mr Malde was an amateur musician and photographer

A City stockbroker fell to his death from a rooftop restaurant two days after bosses investigating an IT-related matter sent him home early.

Anjool Malde, 24, was found on the ground outside Coq d'Argent in London's Square Mile at midday on Sunday.

He left his Deutsche Bank office early on Friday afternoon after agreeing to "help" the bank with its inquiry.

Police are continuing to investigate the death ahead of an inquest, but are not treating it as suspicious.

'An inspiration'

Mr Malde had been expected to talk to his employer on the phone on Monday - the day after he died - then return to work to help with the inquiry later that week.

A Deutsche Bank spokesman said: "We are deeply saddened by our colleague's death, and our thoughts are with his family and loved ones at this time."

The Oxford University graduate, who had not been suspended, was a former BBC radio presenter and co-founder of events company AlphaParties.

A truly great individual and friend with an ambition and passion for life
Facebook tribute

A City of London police spokesman said: "Police have identified the man who fell to his death on Poultry on Sunday as Anjool Malde. Police continue to investigate the incident however it is not being treated as a suspicious death."

Mr Malde was said to be a big Michael Jackson fan, who was very upset by the US singer's death.

He was also an amateur musician (keyboard, guitar, drums and vocals), video producer and photographer based in central London and Marbella in Spain, according to his profile on the online people directory bigsight.

Friends and colleagues have paid tribute to Mr Malde on a special page on the social networking site Facebook.

One said: "Devastated that we have lost such a talented person. My thoughts and prayers are with your family.

"You were truly the entrepreneurial legend. You are going to be greatly missed but all those memories will be cherished forever, may you rest in peace Jools."

Another friend wrote: "A truly great individual and friend with an ambition and passion for life that I have failed to see in anyone else I have met. An inspiration to all those you encountered."



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