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Ilford murder investigation launched after woman, 36, dies in East London road attack

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Murder investigation launched after woman, 36, was ‘horribly assaulted’ in nighttime attack on East London Road – as police warn women to be ‘vigilant’

  • Woman, 36, dies after being ‘gruesomely assaulted’ in London during the day
  • With Police start murder investigation in attack and put a cordon at the crime scene
  • Force said women should be ‘not alarmed’ but urged them to be ‘alert’

A 36-year-old woman has died after being ‘gruesomely assaulted’ in a nighttime attack on a road in East London.

The Met Police have launched a homicide investigation into the death of the victim who was found this morning with serious head injuries in Redbridge, Ilford.

She was attacked while walking along Cranbrook Road towards Gants Hill Station and the main street.

London Ambulance, who called the police at 2:44 a.m., took the woman to hospital where she died later this morning.

The woman’s family has been notified of her death and no arrests have been made so far.

The Met has closed the road and placed a barrier on the scene, urging women to be “alert” but not “alarmed” by the attack.

The Met Police have launched a homicide investigation into the death of the victim who was found this morning with serious head injuries in Redbridge, Ilford. Pictured: the cordon and forensics on site

Chief Superintendent Stuart Bell, who leads the Met’s East Area BCU, said: “Our investigation is still in the critical early stages and is now led by homicide detectives from Specialist Crime.

The woman had been the victim of a horrific attack and unfortunately died of her injuries.

Since the early hours of Sunday morning, urgent investigations have been underway to identify the woman. At this time, formal identification has yet to take place, but the woman’s family has been informed and is supported by specially trained officers.

“Teams of dedicated agents are working at a rapid pace to determine what happened and identify who was responsible.

This includes full forensics of the crime scene and surrounding area, door-to-door investigations and a focus on identifying all available CCTV. No arrests have been made at this time.

“Locals will see a significant police presence in the area today and in the coming days. I understand that this is an incredibly distressing incident for women, especially locally, and I urge you to be alert, but not alarmed.”

She was attacked while walking along Cranbrook Road towards Gants Hill Station and the main street.  Pictured: Police talk to a driver as they close the road

She was attacked while walking along Cranbrook Road towards Gants Hill Station and the main street. Pictured: Police talk to a driver as they close the road

Detective Chief Inspector Mark Rogers, of the Met’s Specialist Crime North Command, is leading the investigation and said: “It is vital that my agents speak to every possible witness and anyone with information that can assist with the investigation.

“We are calling on anyone who was in the Cranbrook Road area of ​​Ilford between 2am and 3am on Sunday morning to contact us, including anyone who has driven through the area and may have dashcam footage.

“We also want to hear from anyone who saw anything suspicious in the wider Ilford area last night.”

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