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Arrest Made in East London Murder Probe

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AN ARREST has been made in an East London murder probe after a woman was stabbed to death on Sunday.

London was yet again a scene of violence as a woman in her 30s tragically died on Sunday, January 24. Detectives from the Metropolitan police have launched a murder investigation after the stabbing that occurred in Tower Hamlets. So far one arrest has been made.

Shortly after 8 am on Sunday morning police were called to Ellen Street in Whitechapel, where they found a woman believed to be aged between 30 and 50 years old. Although police and paramedics fought to save her life she was pronounced dead at the scene.

It is thought that the woman had multiple injuries and had been stabbed several times. One arrest has been made, and a man believed to be in his 30s is in custody after being arrested on suspicion of murder. Police believe that the victim and the suspect knew each other.

Metropolitan Police said, “Police administered CPR until paramedics from the London Ambulance Service arrived but despite their best efforts of the emergency services, the woman was pronounced dead at the scene

“Detectives believe they know the identity of the deceased and are working to inform next of kin. A post-mortem examination will be scheduled in due course.

“A man, believed to be aged in his 30s, was arrested near the scene on suspicion of murder and is in custody at an east London police station.”


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Alex Glenn

Alex Glenn is a reporter for Spain’s largest English-speaking newspaper, Euro Weekly News. Formerly she worked in the NHS for 15 years until relocating to Spain in 2018. She loves the Spanish lifestyle, language and culture and spent several years learning Spanish before moving to Spain for a better quality of life. She has made her home in the mountains in Almeria, where she loves being part of a rural community that has a mix of both expats and Spanish residents. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, reading and exploring the area where she lives.

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