Andrew Sissions from Hackney Council tells ITV London that the properties on Amhurst Road were deemed to be so dangerous that they had to pull people out of a restaurant in the middle of their meals.
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A woman died as she crossed the road when she was struck by four separate motorists who police believe did not stop.
Patrols including local volunteers have been set up after the grisly finds in Thamesmead in the last month.
Thieves targeted a property in Richmond on Monday afternoon.