Detectives investigating the murder of Jodie Chesney in Harold Hill have made a further arrest.
A 17-year-old male was arrested on Friday, 22 March on suspicion of murder. He was taken to an east London police station where he remains in custody.
Police were called by the London Ambulance Service at 9.25omon Friday, 1 March, to reports of a stabbing in a park close to St Neot’s Road in Harold Hill.
Officers attended and found Jodie suffering from a stab injury. She was pronounced dead at 10.26pm.
Her next of kin were informed and a post-mortem examination held on Sunday, 3 March at East Ham Mortuary gave cause of death as trauma and haemorrhage.
A murder investigation launched by detectives from the Homicide and Major Crime Command (HMCC) continues apace.
Anyone with information should call the HMCC Incident Room on 020 8345 3775, Tweet @MetCC or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
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