Two members of a group who lured two young men to their deaths in Leytonstone last year were jailed for life today.
18 year old Casey Jones and 21 year old Alex Bernard were both given life imprisonment, serving a minimum of 34 and 31 respectively.
Two other members of the group will be sentenced in June.
All four were found guilty of the murders of 21-year-old Aaron Carriere and 20 year old Josiah Manful.
The court heard how in the early hours of 1 March 2014 Aaron and Josiah were ambushed and boxed in as they drove along Montague Road, E11.
Four vehicles with seven passengers travelled in convoy along the Harrow Road. They passed the car containing Josiah and Aaron driving in the opposite direction with Aaron in the passenger seat and were then boxed in by the cars.
The occupants of the vehicles got out and surrounded the car containing Aaron and Josiah and began a frenzied and brutal attack.
Following the attack, Josiah was able to get out of the vehicle and staggered a short distance before collapsing. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Two men have been arrested after a black cab was stolen with the driver's dog inside.
The taxi driver briefly left her vehicle running but when she returned to the cab her Pomeranian-Staffy cross was gone. Thankfully, police in Leytonstone found 12-year-old Harry and the stolen car a couple of hours later.
Police arrested two men, aged 31 and 40, on suspicion of theft on Monday evening.
The skinniest home in Britain looks set to be torn down after the owner lost a legal fight with a London council. The narrow property is barely two metres wide, and was built between two houses in Leyton, where a garage used to stand.
According to the Evening Standard, the owner of the home on Manor Road, Mohammed Akhlaq, now has three months to revert the building back to its previous use.
One neighbour said: "For a long time it was a horrible shed, not even a garage. They seem to have put this bizarre front on it, but what was there before was really, really horrible. I don’t have anything against it."
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A man arrested on Saturday over the double murder in Leytonstone has been charged.
19 year old Devonte Campbell of east London appeared in custody at Thames Magistrates' Court today charged with the murders of Aaron Carriere and Josiah Manful in Montague Road, E11 on Saturday, 1 March.
Detectives investigating the murders of Aaron Carriere and Josiah Manful in Leytonstone have made a further arrest.
A man - aged 19 - was arrested yesterday on suspicion of murder and remains in custody.
Detectives from the Homicide and Major Crime Command continue to appeal for information and witnesses to come forward to assist with the investigation.
Eleven people have now been arrested over a double murder in Leytonstone last Saturday. Four of those were arrested yesterday and have now been released on bail.
Aaron Carriere, 21, and Josiah Manful, 20 were found suffering from fatal stab wounds in a car on Montague Road around 1am on Saturday 1st March.
Ten of those arrested are men, with the youngest 18 years old. A 46 year old woman has also been arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender.
Police are still trying to discover the motive for the murders and are appealing for witnesses.
Police are scouring CCTV footage as they try to piece together the final movements of two men who were murdered in an ambush by a hooded gang.
Speaking to the Evening Standard, friends of the two men said they went to church every week, and were in the wrong place at the wrong time.