Update: Sixth arrest following killing of Michael Ugwa

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Detectives have arrested another person following the murder of Michael Ugwa - Credit: PA Archive/PA Images

A sixth person has been arrested following the fatal stabbing of Rainham father-of-three Michael Ugwa

So far, three people have been charged, two women released under investigation and a 23-year-old man released without charge. 

Michael, 29, was subjected to an attack which led to his death at Lakeside shopping centre in Thurrock - on April 28. 

Two men have been charged with murder and affray; 21-year-old Muhammad Khan, of no fixed address, Ilford, and Brandon Lutchmunsing, 19, of Grafton Way in Dagenham. 

Twenty-year-old Shannon Weston, of Paddocks Close, Canewdon, was also charged, with assisting an offender.

On May 18, a 21-year-old woman from Woodford Green became the most recent person to be arrested, on suspicion of assisting an offender.

She has since been released under investigation. 

Dagenham man charged; Ilford man arrested in connection with murder of Rainham man Michael Ugwa

Three people have been charged and a further two arrested - after Rainham man Michael Ugwa was fatally attacked at Lakeside on April 28 - Credit: Essex Police

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Lutchmunsing and Weston have not yet entered any pleas with both remanded in custody until a plea hearing on July 1 at Basildon Crown Court. 

Khan has been remanded into custody and no pleas have been entered. He is due to stand trial at Basildon Crown Court in April 2023.