A murder investigation has been launched after a man was fatally stabbed on Lea Bridge Road.

Police were called to the scene of a stabbing in a property near a Leyton post office at around 4.30pm yesterday (August 22).

A large section of the road, which spans across the Lea Valley from Clapton to Whipps Cross in Leyton, was cordoned off.

Officers attended with London Ambulance Service paramedics and the London Air Ambulance.

They found a 32-year-old man with life threatening injuries.

He was treated at the scene before being transported to an east London hospital. He was pronounced dead shortly after arriving.

A murder investigation as been launched and there have been no arrests.

Anyone with information about the incident, who has not already spoken to officers, should call 101, giving the reference 4806/22AUG.

Information can also be provided to Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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