A 36-year-old man has been found choked to death at his Stepney home.

Ruhel Ahmed died as a result of “compression to the neck” and was found at Timor House in Duckett Street at around 7.15pm on Thursday, September 3.

Following up on information received, police then arrested a 29-year-old man at an east London hospital on suspicion of murder.

He was undergoing treatment for a hand injury when officers arrived.

The man remains in custody and detectives are not looking for anyone else in connection with the investigation, however they are still appealing for information about the circumstances of Mr Ahmed’s death.

Call 020 8345 3862 or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 with information.