Man dies after being stabbed in East Ham residential street

Police are at the scene

Police are at the scene - Credit: Archant

A man has died after being stabbed in a residential road in East Ham, Newham, earlier tonight.

A man has been stabbed in White Horse Road in East Ham, Newham

A man has been stabbed in White Horse Road in East Ham, Newham - Credit: Archant

Police were called to White Horse Road, at the junction of Gresham Road, to reports of a stabbing at about 8.10pm.

Paramedics tried to resuscitate the man, who is yet to be formally identified but is believed to be in his mid-30s, but he died at the scene.

Shocked residents stood by watching as the road was cordoned off at both ends.

Next of kin have been informed and a post-mortem examination will be held in due course.

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A spokesman for the Metropolitan Police said the Homicide and Major Crime Command has been informed.

There have been no arrests and enquiries continue.

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Anyone with information is asked to contact police via 101.

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