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Manor Park murder victim named

Police on the scene of a murder investigation at City of London Cemetery and Crematorium in Manor Park, Newham after a man was found with an injury to his neck. Police on the scene of a murder investigation at City of London Cemetery and Crematorium in Manor Park, Newham after a man was found with an injury to his neck.

Friday, July 25, 2014
12:22 PM

Detectives investigating the murder of a man in a Manor Park cemetery have released his identity.

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Peter Charles John, 54, was found unconscious with a neck injury in the City of London Cemetery just after 2pm on Wednesday.

Mr John, of East Acton Lane, Ealing, died later that day in hospital after being taken there by air ambulance.

Police have opened an incident room but are currently keeping an open mind as to the motive.

Anyone with information is asked to call the incident room on 020 8345 3734, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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