Murder Probe Launched in Chadwell Heath

murder probe launched in chadwell heath

A murder investigation has been launched after a teenager was chased and stabbed to death in Chadwell Heath.

Police were called at approximately 22:30hrs on Wednesday, 14 March to reports of an assault on Padnell Road, RM6.

Officers attended and found an 18-year-old male suffering from a stab injury nearby on Nash Road, RM6. He was taken by the London Ambulance Service to an east London hospital where he died at 01:16hrs.

His next of kin have been informed. Formal identification is yet to take place.

A post-mortem examination will be held in due course.

Detectives from the Homicide and Major Crime Command are investigating.

A crime scene remains in place.

One man has been arrested in connection with this investigation.

At this early stage, it is believed that he may have been chased by a number of suspects before being attacked.

Officers are appealing for information and requesting witnesses to come forward,

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 quoting CAD 9208/14March or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.