Fourth teenager arrested on suspicion of Chadwell Heath murder

Ricky Hayden (Picture: Kosho Bar)

Ricky Hayden (Picture: Kosho Bar) - Credit: Archant

Detectives have arrested a fourth man as an investigation into Ricky Hayden’s death continues.

A 19-year-old was arrested on suspicion of murder and attempted murder on Tuesday.

He has been bailed to return on a date in early December pending further enquiries.

Ricky died outside his home in Gibbfield Close, Chadwell Heath, on September 13, after attempting to fight off a gang of thieves armed with machetes.

Tommy Roome, of Rams Grove, Chadwell Heath, has already been charged with Ricky’s murder and is currently remanded to appear at the Old Bailey.


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Two teenagers aged 19 and 16 have previously been arrested on suspicion of murder.

The 19-year-old is bailed to return to a police station on a date in mid November, while the 16-year-old is no longer a line of enquiry.

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