Man, 18, arrested on suspicion of murder after East Ham stabbing

A 28-year-old man was found stabbed in Stondon Walk, East Ham, today (December 29)

A man has been arrested by detectives investigating a fatal stabbing.

Officers arrested the 18-year-old on suspicion of murder at an address in Newham just after 11pm yesterday.

Police were called to Stondon Walk, East Ham, at 3.18pm on Tuesday, December 29 following reports of an attack on a man.

Police and paramedics found the 28-year-old had been stabbed. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

His next of kin have been informed and are being supported by specialist officers.

Det Sgt Fenton Davis, from the Met’s Specialist Crime Command (Homicide), said: “This arrest is positive progress but we are still in the very early stages of our investigation.

“This took place in daylight, in a residential area, at a time when we know many people were in their homes.