Police launch Romford murder inquiry

The body of Evaldas Svolkinas was found in a stream on Sunday. Credit: Metropolitan Police

The Met has launched a murder investigation after a dead man was found in a stream in Romford. The body of 34 year-old Evaldas Svolkinas was discovered on Sunday morning in Carter's Brook. He died from severe head injuries.

Mr Svolkinas was last seen on Thursday morning and did not attend his work that day. Anyone who saw him between Thursday and Sunday is asked to contact the incident room on 020 8345 3734 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.