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Man held over fatal stabbing near Bethnal Green Tube

Petrol pump on Cambridge Heath Road Image copyright Google
Image caption The injured man was found on the forecourt of the petrol pump in Bethnal Green

A man has been arrested after a fatal stabbing near a Tube station in London.

The victim, 31, was found with a stab wound to the heart near Bethnal Green underground on Friday, police said.

He was discovered slumped at a petrol station on the junction of Old Ford Road and Cambridge Heath Road.

Police believe he had been at a boxing event at York Hall and was attacked after a row with several people. A 31-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder.

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