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Murder arrest made after fatal Leyton stabbing

High Road, Leyton Image copyright Google Maps
Image caption Scotland Yard was called to the property in High Road, Leyton, at about 03:30 BST

A murder arrest has been made following a fatal stabbing in east London overnight.

The victim, thought to be in his 30s, was found with stab wounds to the chest at a property on High Road, Leyton.

Scotland Yard said it had arrested a 34-year-old man shortly after the attack on suspicion of murder. He currently remains in custody.

Police said it was believed the two men were known to each other. A post-mortem examination is due to take place later.

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