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Police release picture of Elm Park man killed in Dagenham

PUBLISHED: 07:58 29 September 2016 | UPDATED: 07:58 29 September 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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Police have released a picture of the man stabbed to death by an armed gang.

Raja Rashid Ali, 33, of Elm Park, was attacked by a group of men in Stansgate Road, Dagenham, at about 7.30pm on Sunday.

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.

Three men aged 21 and a fourth man in his early 20s were arrested on suspicion of murder yesterday and remain in custody at an east London police station.

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 with information should call police on 020 8345 3775, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or visit crimestoppers-uk.org

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