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Arrests made after Elm Park man stabbed to death in Dagenham

PUBLISHED: 12:40 28 September 2016 | UPDATED: 07:52 29 September 2016

Raja Rashid Ali died in Braintree Road on the Heath Park Estate

Raja Rashid Ali died in Braintree Road on the Heath Park Estate

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Four men were arrested today on suspicion of the murder of a man from Elm Park.

The victim, who has been named as Raja Rashid Ali from Elm Park, was found in Braintree Road in Dagenham at 7.30pm on Sunday night suffering from stab wounds.

This morning three men aged 21 and a fourth man in his early twenties were taken into custody at an east London police station.

The 33-year-old victim was attacked by a group of men in Stansgate Road, Dagenham, on Sunday night. He managed to stagger around the corner to Braintree Road but collapsed from his wounds and died a short while later. His next of kin have been informed.

DCI David Whellams, who is leading the murder investigation, said: “The incident took place outside a busy supermarket and I am confident there are more witnesses who have information. I urge them to come forward.”

Anyone who witnessed the incident or who has any information should contact the incident room on 020 8345 3775. To give information anonymously, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or at crimestoppers-uk.org

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