Two teenagers have been arrested over the murder of a 17-year old Duran Williams Kajiama in Dagenham.
A 16-year-old boy was arrested on the morning of November 16 on suspicion of murder. He is currently in custody at a west London police station.
A second 16-year-old was arrested on the evening of November 16 on suspicion of murder. He is currently in custody at an east London police station.
On November 12 police were called at around 6.20pm to reports of a fight outside a fast food restaurant in Church Elm Lane, Dagenham.
Officers attended and discovered a 16-year-old boy [victim 1] suffering from stab injuries. They provided first aid and he was taken by the London Ambulance Service (LAS) to an east London hospital where he remains in a stable condition.
Seven minutes later, police were called by the LAS to Wyhill Walk following reports of a 17-year-old found suffering a stab injury. He was taken to an east London hospital but was pronounced dead at 3:25am on November 13. Next of kin have been informed.
A post mortem examination on November 16 gave the cause of death as a single stab wound.
While detectives believe they know who the deceased is, they await formal identification.
- Anyone with information is asked to contact the incident room on 020 8345 3775. To give information anonymously contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or visit crimestoppers-uk.org.