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Ilford murder victim named as Yogesh Desai

A man who died following reports of an assault in a street in north-east London has been named by police.

Yogesh Desai, 57, was found in Richmond Road, Ilford, with a stab injury at about 03:30 GMT on 28 December.

He was taken to an east London hospital where he died just before 08:00. A post-mortem test is scheduled to take place on Thursday.

A 30-year-old man who was arrested on suspicion of murder has been released on bail until February.

He was initially arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm.

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