Second man arrested in connection with fatal stabbing in Waltham Forest

A second arrest has been made in connection with the death of 32-year-old Abdi Khadar Adan in Waltham Forest on Sunday.

Abdi Khadar Adan

A 23-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder today, Wednesday, August 25. He was taken to an east London police station where he remains.

Police were called at 4:31pm on Sunday, August 22 following reports of a stabbing at Lea Bridge Road, E10.

Mr Adam was treated at the scene before being transported to an east London hospital, but he was pronounced dead shortly after arrival.

A post-mortem examination on Tuesday, August 24 confirmed the cause of death as a stab injury.

Detectives from the Met’s Specialist Crime Command are leading the investigation.

Anyone with information about the incident, who has not already spoken to police, is asked to call 101, quoting 4806/22Aug. No piece of information is insignificant and all calls are taken seriously.

Information can also be provided anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

* A 30-year-old man has been remanded in custody charged with murder.

Mick Ferris

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