Harold Wood: Murder probe launched after ‘despicable’ assault at east London railway station | EUROtoday

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A homicide investigation has been launched after an individual was killed at an east London railway station in an “unprovoked” assault throughout the early hours of this morning.

Officers have been known as to Harold Wood station shortly after 4.30am after a member of station workers reported that a person was badly damage and mendacity on the ground of the station.

Emergency providers together with the British Transport Police, Metropolitan Police and the London Ambulance Service attended the scene and located an individual with intensive accidents.

Despite their finest efforts, the particular person was pronounced lifeless on the scene whereas a person has been arrested in reference to the incident.

He stays in police custody whereas enquiries proceed, with police believing it to be an remoted incident.

Detective Chief Inspector Sam Blackburn mentioned: “This act of unprovoked violence was despicable. The investigation remains in the early stages, and although though we are satisfied that this was an isolated incident the station will remain closed while we continue our enquiries.

“Anyone who witnessed the incident or is able to help us piece together the events leading up to it is asked to text 61016 or call 0800 40 50 40, quoting reference 53 of 27/02/24. Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”

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