BREAKING DAGENHAM ESSEX

Man dies in street following fatal knife attack in Dagenham

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A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man was found with fatal stab wounds in Dagenham.

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Police were called by the London Ambulance Service (LAS) to a residential property in Marlborough Road, Dagenham, at 10.10pm on Saturday, 14 December, to reports of a stabbing.

Officers attended.

A man in his 40s was found with life-threatening stab injuries. Despite the efforts of emergency services, he was declared dead at the scene at 10.39pm.

A woman in her 50s was also found injured. She was treated at the scene before being taken to hospital.

Her injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

Next of kin have been informed.

A 59-year-old man was arrested at the scene on suspicion of murder. He has been taken into custody.

At this early stage, it is believed the victim and suspect were known to each other.©UKNIP