Man sought after Whitechapel hostel murder

Police want to speak to Mehretab Zemichael

Detectives are hunting an African man after a murder at a hostel.

Police want to speak to Mehretab Zemichael after a man's body was found at the building in central London.

Paramedics called police to the hostel in Code Street, Whitechapel, at 5.40pm yesterday and the man, in his 40s, was pronounced dead at the scene, Scotland Yard said.

Detectives have launched a murder investigation and want to speak to Zemichael, who was last seen at the hostel in the early hours of yesterday.

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Whitechapel hostel murder

Detectives are hunting a man after a murder at a hostel yesterday.