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Fifth man arrested on suspicion of murder after Elm Park man stabbed to death

PUBLISHED: 10:09 04 October 2016 | UPDATED: 11:59 04 October 2016

Raja Rashid Ali, from Elm Park, was murdered on Sunday in Elm Park.

Raja Rashid Ali, from Elm Park, was murdered on Sunday in Elm Park.

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A fifth man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in custody after an Elm Park man was stabbed to death.

A 25-year-old man was arrested on Monday and remains in custody at an est London police station.

Four men arrested on suspicion of murder after have been released on bail until a date in mid-November.

Three 21-year-olds and a 26-year-old man were arrested last Wednesday in connection with the killing of Raja Rashid Ali.

The 33-year-old died of stab wounds after being attacked in Dagenham’s Heath Park Estate on Sunday last week.

Detectives from the Homicide and Major Crime Command continue to investigate.

Anyone with information is urged to come forward by calling 020 8345 3775 or anonymously by calling Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or at crimestoppers-uk.org.

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