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Florin Onea, of Hickling Road, Ilford, left, with son Arnold

The “shocked” son of a man who was knifed in the heart plans to launch an appeal against a court verdict after his killer was cleared of murder.

Ernest James, 35, was jailed for 14 years for trying to rape a jogger in Epping Forest.

A ‘violent sexual predator’ who attempted to rape a female jogger near Epping Forest has been sentenced to 14 years imprisonment.

Jason Dockrill, right, who was convicted in 2004 for the brutal murder of Finnish student Suvi Aronen, left, in Wanstead Park, has admitted a further rape following a cold case review. Photos: PA

A sex killer, serving life for battering a Finnish student to death in Wanstead in 2003, has also admitted a “horrifying” stranger rape two years earlier.

Charlie Kutyauripo, 16, who was stabbed to death in Woodford Bridge. Photo: @MostAuthentic

A friend of Charlie Kutyauripo’s told the Old Bailey that he was stabbed to death due to an argument over a tracksuit.

Florin Onea, 49, of Hickling Road, Ilford, who was found with a stab wound at his home in October last year and died nine days later. Picture: Metropolitan Police

A Romanian lodger who knifed his landlord through the heart after a vodka binge walked free from court after a jury cleared him of murder.

Charlie Kutyauripo, 16, who was stabbed to death in Woodford Bridge. Photo: @MostAuthentic

A teenage girl warned two boys to stop arguing – “it’s a 16th birthday party” – moments before one of them was stabbed to death, a court heard.

Abdul Aziz Patel

A chartered accountant who stole £107,000 of tax and tried to hide the money in his children’s bank accounts has been jailed for four years.

Stratford station

An Ilford teenager who killed a commuter at Stratford station has today been jailed for two years and nine months.

Snaresbrook Crown Court Pic: John Stillwell/PA

The jury in the trial of a man accused of murdering his boss has begun its deliberations.

Soni was sentenced at Romford Magistrates' Court today for sex attacks on East London buses, including on the Number 5 in Dagenham

A shop worker was jailed yesterday (Wednesday) for sexually assaulting four females on east London buses – including a 16-year-old schoolgirl.

More support has been called for to encourage male domestic violence victims to come forward. Photo:ThinkstockPhotos/Carlos Gomez Bové

The head of a domestic violence (DV) charity has called for the council and police to do more to encourage male victims to come forward.

Charlie Kutyauripo, 16, who was stabbed to death in Woodford Bridge. Photo: @MostAuthentic

A 16-year-old girl said she saw Charlie Kutyauripo “catching his last breaths” moments after he had been stabbed outside a birthday party, a court heard.

Charlie Kutyauripo, 16, who was stabbed to death in Woodford Bridge. Photo: @MostAuthentic

A teenager stabbed his former friend to death outside a 16th birthday party allegedly due to a row over a tracksuit, a court heard.

Neah Tuohy from Chigwell who has been jailed for 12 years.

A hairdresser screamed “the system is ******” after she was jailed for 12 years for glassing a man in the face as he lay unconscious in the street.

Florin Onea, 49, of Hickling Road, Ilford, who was found with a stab wound at his home in October last year and died nine days later. Picture: Metropolitan Police

The wife of a man who died after he was fatally knifed did not want her husband’s alleged attacker to be prosecuted, a court heard on Friday.

Hickling Road, Ilford. Picture: Ajay Nair

A man accused of murdering his boss and “good friend” told the victim’s wife he did not drink alcohol for fear of “becoming violent”, a court heard yesterday.

Sikander Rashid with his damaged wall

A father-of-three has called for more to be done into the spate of brick thefts after waking on Sunday morning to find a large hole in his garden wall.

Hickling Road, Ilford. Picture: Ajay Nair

A man was fatally stabbed with a kitchen knife after being attacked with a vodka bottle during a “bare-chested” fight with his lodger, a court heard this afternoon.

Hickling Road, Ilford. Picture: Ajay Nair

The trial of a man accused of murder has been adjourned till tomorrow afternoon.

Hickling Road, Ilford. Picture: Ajay Nair

A man accused of murder is due to stand trial this afternoon.

The six found guilty of firearm and robbery offences in connection to the Wanstead shooting. Clockwise from top left: David Stockley, Jovaughni Richards, Taylor Scott, Carl Knight, Ramone Celaire and Umar Anwar. Picture: Met Police

Six thugs have been found guilty of firearm offences after a man was blasted with a shotgun and robbed at knifepoint in a suburban street last year.

Three cars set on fire outside a house on Lord Avenue in Clayhall

A family had to be rescued from a balcony after the cars on their driveway were set on fire in a terrifying arson attack.

David Manton

A man who robbed a Coral betting shop pretending to hold a gun in a bag has been sentenced to five years imprisonment.

A report released by Barnardos in March showed child sexual exploitation (CSE) affects children regardless of gender, sexuality, ethnicity, faith, disability, background or upbringing. Photo: Dan Hodges/Barnardos

A passionate appeal has been made for businesses to be the “eyes and ears” against sexual exploitation of children after just three signed a pledge to help stamp it out in Redbridge.

Police are setting up a neighbourhood watch scheme in Loxford Ward, Ilford. PC Glenn Pilley, with volunteers Raquel Cerezo, and Jaime Santos.

“Non-confrontational” vigilantes are set to “take back their streets” as they prepare to patrol in their neighbourhood.

The luxury Eton Heights aparment block, in Woodford Green, where a 39-year-old man was stabbed in the leg during an altercation over a taxi. Police are appealing for witnesses. Picture: Google`

Redbridge Police are appealing for witnesses after a 39-year-old man was stabbed outside a luxury apartment block during an argument over a taxi.

Redbridge police are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a 72-year-old man was struck by a stool in a pub in Barkingside

Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a 72-year-old man was injured with a bar stool in a pub.

Bryan Cranston, left, plays Walter White in the TV show Breaking Bad, a chemistry teacher who poisons opponents to expand his drug empire. Paul Mallin, right, searched 'ricin Breaking Bad' before stabbing to death his ex fiancee and her new partner in Ilford. Picture: Empics Entertainment; Met Police

A jilted lover – who stabbed to death his former fiancée and her new partner – searched for ‘Breaking Bad’ inspired poison before killing them, a court has heard.

Paul Mallin, 51, left, stabbed to death his ex girlfriend, Karen Reid, 53, centre, and her new partner John Down, 86, right, in an Ilford sheltered housing unit in September.

A “bitter” 51-year-old has been jailed for 19 years, for stabbing to death his former lover and her new fiancé, 86, with a 10 inch carving knife, in “brutal circumstances”.

Paul Mallin, 51, left, stabbed to death his ex girlfriend, Karen Reid, 53, centre, and her new partner John Down, 86, right, in an Ilford sheltered housing unit in September.

A 51-year-old man, who stabbed to death his ex-girlfriend and her new partner in Ilford last year, will be sentenced at the Old Bailey today.

Costa Coffee, Cranbrook Road.

Rival drug gangs operating from outside a town centre coffee shop have left staff “worried for their lives”.

Pc Phillip Walters, who was shot dead on April 18 1995.

On an April night, 21 years ago, a brave Ilford police officer went out on a job never to return home.

Ilford Station

Commuters have welcomed extra police patrols at a “ghetto” train station in a bid to crack down on anti-social behaviour.

The scene of the alleged

A police officer was reportedly bitten so hard he “was actually bleeding” during an altercation with a man in Ilford yesterday.

Police have renewed an appeal to trace driver of a car dark-coloured Vauxhall Vectra, as part of the one-year anniversary of a fail to stop collision on Winston Way, Ilford

A mum of three who almost died when she was hit by a car is calling for the “monsters” who then drove away to be brought to justice.

Ilford Station

Police have been stepping up patrols outside a train station in a bid to crack down on anti-social behaviour.

John Breen died after an assault in Stratford station     Picture: Nick Ansell/PA

A 17-year-old boy from Ilford has admitted killing a man in a rush hour attack at Stratford station.

Det Ch Supt Sue Williams, the borough commander of Redbridge, was on duty the day of 7/7.

A departing police chief has spoken of her highlights after spending five years in charge of policing in Redbridge.

Couple Chowdhury Muyeed, 52, and Asma Khanom, 47, jailed for five and a half years and three and a half years respectively, for assisting foreigners falsely claim £1.6million in housing benefit. Picture: Central News

Three fraudsters who helped foreigners illegally claim more than half a million pounds in housing benefit from Redbridge Council have been jailed.

Bodgers of Ilford, left, were fined £3,000 by Barkingside Magistrates Court for selling the knife, right, to an under 18 without proper checks.

An iconic Ilford department store has been fined £3,000 for selling a knife to someone under 18-years-old.

Marcel Addai, 17. Picture: Metropolitan Police

Gang members gathered at one of their Ilford homes before driving to Hoxton to murder a teenager, a court has heard.

Redas Dainys, 16, was the passenger on the motorcycle of Justas Pranckunas, 20, when they both died in the crash last year

A biker and his teenage passenger were travelling almost double the speed limit in the lead up to their “tragic” deaths, an inquest has heard.

Police at the scene of a drive-by shooting in The Fairway in Woodford Green

A road has been closed by police after a shooting in Fairway, Woodford Green this morning.

The London Air Ambulance landing next to the crash in the A406 near Redbridge roundabout.

A traffic collision between a lorry and a motorcyclist caused huge congestion in the A406 at Redbridge roundabout.

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