Manhunt after street stabbing

Police are trying to track down a man seen on CCTV after a woman was stabbed to death on an east London street

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Man on CCTV 'vital' to investigation over fatal stabbing

The man seen on CCTV is described as dark skinned, with a full beard, wearing a light baggy top with a satchel across his chest.

CCTV image taken in Ilford Credit: Met Police

Detective Chief Inspector Sheila Stewart said: "It is vital we track down this man who was in the precise area at the time Mariana was attacked and killed."

The man seen on CCTV may have been wearing a hat or cap at the time of the attack Credit: Met Police

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Hunt for man on CCTV after woman stabbed to death

Detectives investigating the murder of a woman stabbed to death on an east London street have released CCTV images of a man they are trying to trace. 24-year-old Mariana Popa from Romania was attacked just after midnight on Tuesday, 29 October.

Mariana Popa Credit: Met Police

These images were taken close to the scene of the attack in Ilford, on Ilford Lane, near the junction with Loxford Lane.

CCTV image of a man police are trying to trace Credit: Met Police
Anyone with information should call police on 020 8345 3985 Credit: Met Police
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