Man arrested after death of woman in Dagenham

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An investigation is under way following the death of a woman in Dagenham.

Police were called at approximately 9:35pm last night (Sunday, October 30) to reports of a stabbing at an address in Auriel Avenue.

Officers and London Ambulance Service attended and found two women suffering stab injuries.

One woman – believed aged in her 60s – was pronounced dead at the scene. The second woman – believed aged in her 30s – was taken to hospital for treatment her condition is not life threatening.

A 28-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder and GBH after attending an east London police station. He remains in custody.

Anyone with information that could assist police is asked to call 101 or tweet @MetCC and quote CAD 6755/30Oct. Alternatively, you can provide information anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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