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Scotland Yard detectives on Friday (20) arrested a 30-year-old man on suspicion of murdering an Indian woman in east London.

Shadika Mohsin Patel had been found stabbed on Thursday in Newham.

“Officers attended along with the London Ambulance Service and found 40-year-old Shadika with serious injuries. She was taken to hospital by London Ambulance Service where she later died,” said the Met Police.

“Her next of kin have been informed. A post-mortem examination revealed cause of death as blood loss following multiple stab wounds,” it said.

The suspect was sent to custody at a central London police station.