- Arrest 38-year-old man at the scene
Met police have launched an investigation into the death of a man in Dagenham.
The incident happened on Friday night, approximately 23:55hrs, near Gorebrook Road and Treswell Road junction.
Police and London Ambulance Service arrived at the scene and found a man in his 40s with injuries.
The man was said to be assaulted.
The victim was pronounced dead at the scene despite the efforts of the emergency services.
Police said a 38-year-old man who was arrested at the scene on suspicion of murder remains in custody.
Detectives are making efforts to locate and inform his next of kin.
Officers from Specialist Crime are leading the investigation and now appealing to anyone with useful information to call on 101 or tweet @MetCC and quote CAD9319/23July.
Alternatively, you can provide information anonymously via the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.©Standard Gazette, 2021. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this site’s publisher is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Standard Gazette with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.