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Murder investigation underway after woman stabbed in Nigel Road, Forest Gate

09:14 29 January 2014

Police outside the scene of the stabbing in Forest Gate

Police outside the scene of the stabbing in Forest Gate

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A murder investigation is underway after a woman was stabbed in Nigel Road, Forest Gate, yesterday afternoon.

Forest Gate stabbing.
Forest Gate stabbing.

Police, paramedics and London’s Air Ambulance were called at about 3pm to reports of a stabbing. The victim, a woman believed to be 27, was taken to hospital. She died there at about 8.22pm.

A man, believed to be 28, has been arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in custody at an east London police station.

An investigation has been launched by the Homicide and Major Crime Command led by Detective Chief Inspector Neale Baldock.

A post mortem examination will be scheduled in due course and enquiries into the circumstances of the incident are ongoing.

Any witnesses who have not already spoken to police, or anyone with any information, can call 101 or speak to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Did you know the woman? If you would like to leave a tribute, please call the Recorder news desk on 020 8477 3981.

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