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Murder probe after man is found stabbed

PUBLISHED: 20:17 27 April 2009 | UPDATED: 14:18 05 October 2010

A MURDER investigation is underway after a man was stabbed in East London this morning. Police were called to Evelyn Court in Hackney at 9.30am. Ambulance paramedics tried to revive a 20-year-old man—but he died half-an-hour later

A MURDER investigation is underway after a man was stabbed in East London this morning (Monday).

Police were called to Hackney's Evelyn Court in Amhurst Road at 9.30am after the stabbing.

Ambulance paramedics tried to revive a 20-year-old man-but he died half-an-hour later.

Police believe they know his identity and were informing his next of kin before releasing his name.

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A 26-year-old man was also taken to hospital and treated for a head injury.

He was later arrested is now in custody at an East London police station being quizzed, Scotland Yard confirmed this-evening.

Police are appealing for witnesses who were in Amherst Road at about 9.30am or anyone with information

To call the incident room on 020-8345 3734, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800-555111

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