Man killed in East Ham greenway identified
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A man who was killed after being stabbed in a greenway in East Ham has been identified as 29-year-old Mantas Ziedavicius.
Police were called at around 1.30am on Tuesday to reports of a man suffering serious injuries on the greenway next to Lonsdale Avenue.
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.
A post-mortem examination was carried out at East Ham Mortuary yesterday and the cause of death was determined as a stab wound.
Detective Chief Inspector Ken Hughes who is leading the murder investigation said: “At this stage I am appealing for the public’s help - if you saw or heard anything that night then please get in touch with us. “Your information could prove vital in helping us with this investigation.”
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Enquiries continue to establish the full circumstances and no arrests have been made yet.
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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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