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Murder investigation launch after man stabbed to death

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A murder investigation has been launched after a man in his 30s was stabbed to death.

The incident happened in High Road, Leyton at about 3.30am today.

Police and ambulance services found a man in his 30s with multiple stab wounds to his chest.

He died an hour later at the scene.

Police are in the process of informing next of kin. A post-mortem examination and formal identification will take place over the coming few days.

Shortly after the stabbing, officers arrested a 34-year-old man on suspicion of murder.

He remains in custody at an east police station.

Police say they believe the two men knew each other.

Anyone with information is urged to call detectives on 020 8345 3714. To remain anonymous please call Crimestoppers on 0800-555-111.

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