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Victim in Hoxton murder probe named as Greg Peake, 26, on Cranston Estate

PUBLISHED: 08:42 22 March 2017 | UPDATED: 08:42 22 March 2017

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Detectives leading a murder investigation in east London have named the man found dead on a housing estate in Hoxton after formal identification has taken place.

They have identified the man found late on Sunday night on the Cranston Estate off Pitfied Street as 26-year-old Greg Peake, who lived there. His family have been informed.

He was declared dead by Ambulance paramedics at the scene. A post-mortem examination at Poplar Mortuary was inconclusive, but Greg had not been shot or stabbed, Scotland Yard confirmed today.

A 28-year-old man was arrested on Sunday night on suspicion of murder.

Police are appealing for anyone with information to contact the incident room on 020-8721 4054, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800-5551111.

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