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Man charged with murder following death in East Ham greenway

PUBLISHED: 14:03 02 March 2015 | UPDATED: 17:44 02 March 2015

Mantas Ziedavicius was stabbed to death in a greenway in East Ham

Mantas Ziedavicius was stabbed to death in a greenway in East Ham

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A man has been charged with murder following the death of 29-year-old Mantas Ziedavicius in a greenway in East Ham last week.

Police close the greenway in East HamPolice close the greenway in East Ham

Mr Ziedavicius was stabbed in the greenway next to Lonsdale Avenue at around 1.30am last Tuesday.

Officers and London Ambulance attended the incident but Mr Ziedavicius, a Lithuanian national, an agency worker living in Newham, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Pavels Rozkovs, 43, of Hastings has been charged with his murder and has been remanded to appear the Old Bailey on Wednesday.

A 21-year-old man was arrested yesterday and remains in custody pending further enquiries.

A post-mortem examination was carried out at East Ham Mortuary on Thursday and the cause of death was determined as a stab wound.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the incident room on 020 8345 3863 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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