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Murder in Ilford High Road

PUBLISHED: 08:17 12 November 2017 | UPDATED: 16:52 12 November 2017

Police closed off Ilford High Road as they investigate the murder of a man in the early hours of Sunday, November 12. Picture: Ken Mears

Police closed off Ilford High Road as they investigate the murder of a man in the early hours of Sunday, November 12. Picture: Ken Mears

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A murder investigation has been launched after a man was beaten in the street by a group armed with what is thought to have been baseball bats.

Police were called by London Ambulance Service [LAS] to reports of a fight and an injured man in High Road, Ilford at the junction with Connaught Road, at 2.48am today, Sunday, November 12.

He was taken to hospital by LAS where he died at 4.35am

Inquiries are under way to identify him. A post-mortem examination will be scheduled in due course.

At this early stage, officers retain an open mind regarding motive.

A crime scene has been established and road closures are in place. Buses have been re-routed.

Detectives from the Homicide and Major Crime Command investigate supported by local officers.

No one has been arrested. Anyone who witnessed this incident or has information should call the Homicide and Major Crime Command on 101, via Twitter @MetCC or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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