Stepney shooting: Two arrested on suspicion of murdering Iron Miah

PUBLISHED: 16:48 26 November 2019 | UPDATED: 16:48 26 November 2019

Iron Miah died after a shooting in Whitechapel. Picture: Met Police

Iron Miah died after a shooting in Whitechapel. Picture: Met Police

Met Police

Two people have been arrested on suspicion of murdering a man who was shot in the head in Stepney.

Iron Miah, 40, died in hospital on Thursday, November 21 - two days after he was found collapsed in Nelson Street with a head injury.

A post-mortem held yesterday (Monday, November 25) found the cause of death to be a gunshot wound to the head.

You may also want to watch:

His family are being supported by specialist officers.

Police have arrested two people - a man aged 31 and a woman aged 40 - on suspicion of murder. The man remains in police custody while the woman has been released on bail until a date in December.

Another woman, 30, was arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender. She has also been released on bail until December.

Any witnesses or anyone with information about Mr Miah's death is asked to call the incident room on 020 8345 3775, quoting CAD 10007/19 Nov, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the East London Advertiser. Click the link in the orange box below for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years, through good times and bad, serving as your advocate and trusted source of local information. Our industry is facing testing times, which is why I’m asking for your support. Every single contribution will help us continue to produce award-winning local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Thank you.

Most Read

Comments have been disabled on this article.

Most Read

Latest from the East London Advertiser