Barking murder: Victim died from a fractured skull
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A man who died after being assaulted in his home in Barking was killed by a complex skull fracture, a post mortem has revealed.
The 59-year-old went to bed in his home in Stern Close on March 25 and was found in the morning shaking with blood coming from his nose.
He was rushed to hospital and died in the early hours of Tuesday morning.
Police have launched a murder hunt and the victim’s home is being treated as a crime scene.
Officers made four arrests on suspicion of murder.
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A 48-year-old man was taken to a North London police station and released on bail until late April.
Two women, aged 34 and 51, were interviewed by detectives and released under investigation.
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A fourth man was arrested and taken to prison for failing to appear at court for a separate matter.
Police are informing next-of-kin.
Anyone with information should contact police on 101 quoting CAD 7725/25MAR.
Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or at crimestoppers-uk.org.