Girl, 14, among three arrested on suspicion of murder after man killed in Dagenham

Emergency services at the scene. Photo: Leisha Ager

Emergency services at the scene. Photo: Leisha Ager - Credit: Archant

A 60-year-old man was killed in a fight this afternoon.

The area is still taped off.

The area is still taped off. - Credit: Archant

Police were called to Stanhope Road, Dagenham, at 12.59pm, where they found the victim suffering from serious injuries. He died at the scene a short while later.

A 14-year-old girl, 16-year-old boy and 20-year-old man have all been arrested on suspicion of murder and taken to separate east London police stations for questioning.

Police are in the process of informing the victim’s next of kin, and formal identification and a post-mortem will take place in due course.

A crime scene remains in place and police continue to investigate.

Anyone with information should call police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.