Detectives investigating the murder of Luther Edwards outside Bethnal Green tube station have made a third arrest.

The 31-year-old was knifed in the chest on Friday, July 29 just before 10.35pm after he got involved in an altercation following a boxing event in York Hall.

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He was attacked by numerous people and found by police and ambulance staff collapsed on the forecourt of a petrol station at the junction of Old Ford Road and Cambridge Heath Road.

A post-mortem gave the cause of death as a stab wound to the heart.

Police have already arrested a 31-year-old man and a 23-year-old man on suspicion of murder and both bailed have been until late September, pending further enquiries.

Last week they issued a renewed appeal for information about the knifing, saying they believed more suspects were still at large.

On Sunday, August 14 they arrested a 26-year-old man on suspicion of murder in Surrey. He remains in custody at an east London police station.

Detectives are keeping an open mind regarding the motive for Luther’s murder and continue to appeal for any witnesses to come forward.

Anyone with information should call the incident room on 020 8345 3715 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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