Ilford stabbing victim is identified

17:17 04 November 2012

Police at the scene of the incident in Ley Street, Ilford

Police at the scene of the incident in Ley Street, Ilford

Archant

A man found stabbed to death in Ilford yesterday morning has been named by police.

Officers are satisfied the victim, discovered in a Shell petrol station forecourt in Ley Street at 3.15am, is Thomas Albert Cudjoe, 29, from Ilford.

A post mortem examination held at East Ham Mortuary today gave his cause of death as stab wounds to the chest and legs.

Police are keeping an open mind as to any motive at this stage. They recovered the blue Ford Focus at the scene.

They are appealing for information, particularly from anyone who saw the Focus, registered EJ57 OED, in Ilford on Friday or the early hours of Saturday morning.

Investigating officer DCI John Sandlin said: “I also wish to speak with anyone who had been in The Bell pub that evening as well as anyone who saw the altercation at the Shell petrol station.”

There have been no arrests

Anyone with information should contact 020 8345 3865. To remain anonymous call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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