Stanford-le-Hope: Man arrested investigating Stamford Hill murder

DETECTIVES investigating the murder of Elyon Poku in Stamford Hill have arrested an eighth person.

An 18-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder in Stanford-le-Hope on Sunday, 6 January by Essex Police on behalf of the Met’s Homicide and Major Crime Command.

He was taken to an east London police station and has subsequently been bailed to return on a date in early February.

Seven other people arrested have all been released under investigation.

Elyon, aged 20, who lived in Stamford Hill, died after being stabbed during a party in the early hours of Saturday, 22 September.

The investigation is being led by detectives by the Met’s Homicide and Major Crime Command.

Anyone with information that may assist the investigation is urged to call the incident room on 020 8345 3865, quoting CAD 297Sep22 or Tweet @MetCC.

To remain anonymous contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or visit

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