Search

Murder investigation launched after man stabbed in Dagenham

15:13 18 May 2014

Police were called to the Beaver Centre, Dagenham in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Police were called to the Beaver Centre, Dagenham in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Archant

A murder investigation has been launched after a man was stabbed in Dagenham in the early hours of this morning.

Officers were called at around 05.35am after reports someone had been attacked outside The Beaver Centre, on Selinas Lane.

London Ambulance Service took the man, believed to be aged 24, to an east London hospital but he was pronounced dead at around 07.15am.

Next of kin have been informed.

A 38-year-old man was arrested in connection with the investigation today an address in Goodmayes and remains in custody at an east London police station.

Officers suspect a dispute broke out between two groups at the entrance to a function at the venue, leading to the victim receiving multiple injuries.

A police incident room has opened in Barking under Det Chief Insp Neale Baldock, from the Homicide and Major Crime Command.

Although officers believe they know who the victim is, a formal identification and a post-mortem exam is yet to be carried out.

Detectives want to hear from everyone who was at the Beaver Centre last night, especially anyone who saw the dispute or the attack.

Police are also keen to hear from anyone who saw or heard anything suspicious.

Anyone with any information, or who attended the function, should call the incident room on 020 8345 1570 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Read More

Man charged with attempted murder over stabbing in Nando’s, in the Brewery shopping centre, Romford

Court: Barking carpenter fined £400 after refusing to give urine sample

Shammi Atwal: Sentencing of six over Barking businessman’s manslaughter deferred until June

Related articles

Latest Ilford News Stories

06:55
Pay gap

Research showing that women earn 18 per cent less then men on average, has been called “terrible” by an equalities charity.

Isaac with his parents Rachel and Steven Brodie.

A father from north London has helped raise more than £20,000 for Haven House Children’s Hospice in memory of his baby son.

Yesterday, 17:43
Rita King who was declared dead at De La Mer House in Naze Park Road, Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex, after being shot. Photo: PA/De La Mer House

A former Goodmayes pensioner, who killed his wife of 50 years after telling police that “she had suffered enough”, will be sentenced tomorrow.

Yesterday, 16:24
Gemma Zinyama with girls from Mifumi village

A keen traveller has been spent a week in Uganda helping under-privileged schoolchildren after winning a workplace competition.

Newsletter Sign Up

Most read news

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Competitions

You could win £15,000 to spend on either their mortgage or a deposit towards the home of their dreams

Wouldn’t it be lovely to have a period of time when you simply don’t have to worry about finding the money each month to pay your mortgage? When you don’t have to put money aside from your monthly income, or worry about having to afford other essential outgoings?

Which book character do you share cleaning habits with?

Whether you have more in common with put-upon Cinderella, emotionally turbulent Jane Eyre, or easily distracted Mole, you’re sure to appreciate that one lucky winner will receive four sessions of free cleaning. Enter our quiz for your chance to win. All runners up will get £10 off their first clean when making a repeat booking.

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Ilford Recorder
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now