A youngster has been arrested on suspicion of homicide after a person was stabbed to loss of life in Dagenham on Friday.
Metropolitan Police confirmed the 15-year-old, from Colchester, was arrested on suspicion of homicide and a separate violent dysfunction offence after 18-year-old Wazabakana Elenda Jordan Kukabu, generally known as Jordan, was stabbed to loss of life close to Dagenham Heathway Tube station.
Officers have been known as at 11.47pm following experiences of males armed with machetes near the station.
Police and paramedics from London Ambulance Service attended the scene the place a person was discovered with stab accidents – and regardless of efforts of emergency companies, he died on the scene.
A autopsy on Sunday discovered Mr Kukabu’s reason behind loss of life was a single stab wound to the chest.
Detective Chief Inspector James Shirley, from the Specialist Crime Command, stated: “My thoughts remain with the young man’s family and friends. Dedicated detectives have been working around the clock since this tragic incident as we strive to identify and apprehend those responsible for killing Jordan.
“Our investigation is making significant progress, including the arrest of a 15-year-old boy in the early hours May 9. Local people have provided us with information, which together with forensic inquiries and analysis of CCTV is enabling us to build a picture of what happened on Friday night.
“I am grateful to everyone who has provided information. There will be other people with information that would assist our investigation and I urge them to come forward and share what they know or any relevant footage.
“This can be done anonymously through Crimestoppers should anyone prefer not to speak with police.”
A 20-year-old man who was beforehand arrested on suspicion of homicide has since been launched with no additional motion, however has been arrested on suspicion of violent dysfunction and is at the moment on bail.
Anyone with info ought to contact police on 101 or tweet @MetCC quoting 8711/05 May.