Ilford man quizzed in double murder probe

AN ILFORD man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering two men.

The 42-year-old man is being questioned at an unnamed north London police station after his arrest on Tuesday.

His arrest was in connection with the shooting of Lee Wallace, 25, and Jayson Hassan, 28.

Both men were standing outside Strang House, Britannia Row, Islington, in the early hours of November 9, when they were shot.

Mr Wallace, of The Broadway, Loughton, died at the scene.

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Residents who heard the noise rushed to help him, but found him slumped in a corner.

Mr Hassan, of Bethnal Green, died in hospital the next day.

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Two other men previously arrested in connection with the murders, and bailed to return in February pending further inquiries, have been re-arrested.

The men, aged 27 and 42, are also being questioned at an unnamed north London police station.

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