Crime & Court

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A Plaistow man has been charged with murdering Kelly Stewart.

A Poplar man has appeared in court accused of killing a woman in East Ham.

A man has been charged following the fatal stabbing of Shadika Patel.

Detectives investigating the murder of a woman in Plaistow want to speak with anyone who was in contact with her in the weeks before her death.

Two males have been arrested after fencing was removed from around an outdoor gym closed to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

A second woman has been found murdered on the streets of east London in just seven days and within a mile of each other.

A third man has been arrested following the fatal stabbing of Shadika Patel.

Police have launched a murder investigation after a woman’s body was found in the grounds of a church in Plaistow.

Detectives investigating the murder of a woman in East Ham on Thursday are appealing for information and witnesses as local officers continue to conduct additional patrols in the area.

A man has been arrested by police investigating the murder of a woman now named as Shadika Mohsin Patel.

An East Ham drug dealer found with cocaine on him when his car was stopped in Barking has been jailed for four years.

A murder investigation has been launched after a woman was stabbed to death in East Ham.

A Newham man has been jailed for 13 and a half years for repeatedly raping and assaulting a woman over several months.

A Dagenham man allegedly recruited and directed two teenage boys to carry out a murder in a revenge hit after he was stabbed himself as part of a feud, a court has heard.

A teenager who claimed he had been wrongly accused of a brutal murder has been jailed for 18 years following a re-trial.

A teenager has been found guilty of the fatal stabbing of schoolboy Michael Irving in Stratford.

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of murder and robbery by detectives investigating the death of 16-year old Shanur Ahmed.

A family has paid tribute to a “kind, caring and loving” son after his body was found near a railway station.

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A boy has been taken to hospital after being stabbed in Canning Town.

A Plaistow man has been charged with stealing a puppy from a street in Orpington.

A 17-year old boy has been charged with the murder of Shanur Ahmed.

Six people have been arrested on suspicion of murdering Manor Park teenager Shanur Ahmed.

The college where teenager Shanur Ahmed studied has demanded an end to youth violence.

A man has been arrested in Newham on suspicion of stealing a puppy in an armed robbery.

The images of four men wanted in connection with a series of “audacious” thefts from courier vans have been released by police.

A murder investigation has been launched after the body of a 16-year old boy was found near a DLR station.

Two burglars who drilled through walls to raid a jewellery shop under the cover of a nearby half marathon have been jailed for six years each over the £300,000 heist.

Cyclists and walkers have taken part in a peaceful protest to raise awareness of crime on the Greenway.

A man suspected of shooting dead an East Ham businessman during a warehouse raid in 2016 has failed to appear in court for a preliminary hearing.

An online fraudster has been jailed along with four accomplices following a £10 million con.

School exclusions are fuelling a rise in violence on the streets of Newham, according to West Ham MP Lyn Brown.

A county lines drug dealer who travelled to Ramsgate to sell heroin and crack cocaine has been jailed.

Newham and Tower Hamlets are amongst the most prolific London boroughs for mobile phone theft, according to new data released by Mazuma.

Newham Council has recruited 40 new youth workers as part of a multi-million-pound investment it says is “bucking the national trend”.

Detectives investigating a fatal shooting have reissued three images of people they want to speak to.

A charity is harnessing “the power of sport” to steer young people in Newham away from crime, London Assembly Member Unmesh Desai says.

A man is set to appear in court charged with the attempted murder of a woman who was found stabbed in Little Ilford Park.

Police are on scene after shots were fired outside Newham Hospital.

A woman is in hospital following a “violent” stabbing in a park.

A man accused of murdering two women who were found dead in a freezer faces trial in April.

Police are appealing for witnesses to three firearms incidents which took place within the space of 24 hours.

A man has appeared in court accused of murdering two women who were found dead in a chest freezer.

The police have released the image of a man wanted on suspicion of robbery.


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