Detectives are investigating the death of a man in Homerton. He was found with critical injuries in the early hours of this morning and was pronounced dead a short while later. Officers believe he fell from a block of flats in Digby Road. A woman and two men were arrested nearby.
With the election campaign underway and parliament officially dissolved it means there's one thing missing from Westminster. Or to be precise 650 things.
Until election day there are no MPs. A fact not lost on London Overground. This image of the message board at Homerton warns commuters to 'remain calm'. It's been shared thousands of times online.
A man has died after falling out the window of a property in east London. Emergency services were called to Glenarm Road in Homerton at around 8:45 this morning.
The man, who has not been named, was taken to hospital where he died from his injuries. His death is not being treated as suspicious, and police are appealing for witnesses.
A man who went missing from a mental health unit in Homerton in East London has been arrested.
Anthony Knowles had been on escorted leave when he disappeared on Saturday.
Police had warned the public not to approach the 48-year-old. Scotland Yard said that he was detained at an address in Hackney.
- Knowles, who walks with a limp, is 5ft 8in, heavily built and has tattoos on both arms and a scar across his left eye
- He was wearing a light grey tracksuit and a black cap when he was last seen
- People are advised not to approach Knowles but to call 999 if they see him
People are being warned not to approach a man who disappeared from a mental health unit. 48-year-old Anthony Knowles was on escorted leave from the facility in Homerton, east London, when he went missing on Saturday.
A convicted murderer who went on the run in east London in October is due in court today. Lerone Boye escaped from the John Howard Centre in Kenworthy Road in Homerton on October 16.
Boye will appears at Hendon Magistrates' Court, charged with being unlawfully at large.
Police have tracked down and arrested a convicted murderer who went on the run in east London. Lerone Boye escaped from the John Howard Centre in Kenworthy Road in Homerton on October 16.
Lerone Boye was sentenced to 28 years in prison in December 2012 for the murder of 17-year-old Kelvin Chibueze who was stabbed to death at a birthday party in Ilford in August 2011.
He was arrested just before 4pm on 21 January at a house in Elderberry Close, Chigwell.
Lerone Boye was sentenced to 28 years in December for the murder of 17-year-old Kelvin Chibueze who was stabbed to death at a birthday party in Ilford in August 2011.
- Scotland Yard said there is "some intelligence to suggest" that Boye may be in the east London area
- He is also known to have links to Barking, Newham and Ilford
- Boye is as a slim, black man who is 5ft 10ins tall. He has a distinctive horseshoe shape scar on his right cheek and a gold tooth in his upper row of teeth
People are advised not to approach Lerone Boye, but to call 999.
Police hunting for convicted murderer Lerone Boye have increased the reward on offer to £15,000. The 27-year-old has not been seen since escaping from the John Howard Centre in Kenworthy Road in Homerton on October 16.
Detectives previously offered up to £10,000 for information leading to his arrest. Crimestoppers have now boosted the reward by a further £5,000, available to anyone who provides information directly to them on 0800 555 111.