Third man arrested over cyclist Wayne Stockdale's killing in East End

PUBLISHED: 20:42 31 August 2011 | UPDATED: 10:45 01 September 2011

Wayne Stockdale died after being shot in Rounton Road

Wayne Stockdale died after being shot in Rounton Road


Detectives investigating the killing of cyclist Wayne Stockdale who was shot in London's East End while riding to a friend just seconds away have arrested a third man.

Officers from Operation Trident arrested the 22-year-old at Green Lanes in Stoke Newington. He was detained at a police station in East London overnight, but has since been bailed to return for further questioning on November 7.

Wayne, a 42-year-old printer from Poplar, was shot riding his bike near Devons Road in Bromley-by-Bow on May 6 while cycling to meet a friend less than 30 seconds away. Detectives said he was a victim of mistaken identity. He died four days later in the Royal London Hospital from gunshot wounds to the head.

A youth of 19 arrested on May 26 in connection with the shooting was given police bail until September 20. A second man, a 27-year-old arrested on June 10, was bailed until September 13.

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