Third arrest in connection with death of Chingford man

Detectives investigating the death of a man in East London have made a third arrest.

An 18-year-old man from Hainault was arrested on Wednesday, May 13. He has been bailed to return on a date in June.

Police were called just before midnight on Sunday, April 19 to reports of an unconscious man on Peacock Close, E4.

He was taken to an east London hospital where he remained in a critical condition. He died on Tuesday, May 5.

The man has been named as 62-year-old Mark Baker from Chingford.

A special post-mortem examination took place at Queen’s Road Mortuary, Walthamstow, on May 7 and gave the provisional cause of death as a head injury.

Anyone with information is asked to call the incident room on 020 8345 3775 or stay anonymous by contacting the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

A 41 year-old man has already been charged in connection with the investigation.

A 28-year-old man was arrested on May 6 and taken into custody. He was bailed to return on a date in June.

Mick Ferris

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