Detectives investigating the killing of 18-year-old Santino Angelo Dymiter in Plaistow make two further arrests.
A 16-year-old male [B] has been arrested on suspicion of murder and a 24-year-old man [C] has been arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender. Both remain in custody at an east London police station.
An investigation was launched after police were called at approximately 15:30hrs on Monday, August 26, to reports of a critically injured man on Chadd Green, E13.
Officers attended along with the London Ambulance Service and found Santino suffering from stab injuries. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
A post-mortem examination held on Wednesday, 28 August at East Ham Mortuary confirmed cause of death as a stab wound.
Homicide detectives from the Specialist Crime Command are investigating.
A 14-year-old boy from Barking was arrested on Thursday, September 5. He was charged the following day with murder.
He appeared in custody at Thames Magistrates’ Court on Saturday, September 7.