Search

UPDATE: Second man arrested after fatal stabbing in Dagenham

07:46 19 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 second man has been arrested following the fatal stabbing of a man in Dagenham yesterday morning.

The 31-year-old man was arrested in Grays by Essex police and is currently in custody at an east London police station.

A 38-year-old man was arrested in connection with the investigation yesterday at an address in Goodmayes and a murder investigation has been launched.

Officers were called at around 05.35am on Sunday morning 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.

At this early stage it is believed that there was a dispute between two groups at the entrance to a function being held at the venue.

Detectives are very keen to hear from everyone who was at The Beaver Centre on Saturday night, especially anyone who witnessed the dispute or the attack on the victim.

An incident room has opened at Barking under Detective Chief Inspector Neale Baldock from the Homicide and Major Crime Command.

Whilst officers believe they know who the victim is they await formal identification and a post mortem examination will be scheduled in due course.

They are also keen to hear from anyone who saw or heard anything suspicious or who has any information that could assist their investigation.

Any witnesses or anyone with any information are asked to call the incident room on 020 8345 1570 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Read More:

Murder investigation launched after man stabbed in Dagenham

Latest Ilford News Stories

Yesterday, 13:15
The Lodge care home in Goodmayes. Picture: Google Street View

A carer who failed to call an ambulance when she found a vulnerable woman drowning in the bath has been jailed for four-and-a-half months.

Yesterday, 17:13
Matthew Hopkins, Chief Executive of Queen’s and King George hospitals

The trust running King George Hospital has insisted a timeline for downgrading the A&E has not yet been drawn up.

Yesterday, 16:13
Ian Hislop talks to students about his education and career at the Isaac Newton Academy in Ilford

Pupils at the Isaac Newton Academy received the entertaining visit of the satirist and comedian Ian Hislop.

Yesterday, 16:05
Redbridge College students praised along with staff for achieving a good Ofsted report

Redbridge College staff are delighted following a glowing Ofsted report that rated key areas of teaching and leadership as “good”.

Most read news

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Competitions

Sony Smart Ultra HD 55'' LED TV

Enjoy the ultimate entertainment experience in your living room with the Sony Smart Ultra 55’’ LED TV. Be the envy of all your friends with this huge TV- you can change your living room into your own cinema! Get the boys around to watch the football or get the girls around to watch the DVD of 50 Shades.. this is a prize that everyone would enjoy! Stand a chance to upgrade your current entertainment system by wining this fantastic prize.

Surface Pro 4

Technology is ever evolving. We are constantly being shown new technology that is innovative, revolutionary and designed to make life easier for us all. Gone are the days of dial up modems and computers so large you needed half a room to store it. We are in the age of smooth, small and sleek. Companies are all trying their best to create technology that is easy to transport and guaranteed to be user friendly.

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Ilford Recorder
e-edition today

Subscribe