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Police name teenage murder victim as Luke Harwood

Luke Harwood
Image caption An altercation was said to have taken place before the death

A teenager murdered in north-east London has been named by police.

Luke Harwood, 18, from Havering, was found dead by police shortly after 22:30 BST on Monday close to Broadmead Fields, Woodford Green.

Four men and a woman aged between 19 and 29 were arrested near the scene and remain in custody at various east London police stations.

A post-mortem examination is scheduled to take place shortly in Walthamstow. Police have appealed for information.

Police believe an altercation took place that led to the victim's death.

They are appealing for anyone who saw a blue Fiat Punto near the scene to contact them.

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