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Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Police are treating the discovery of a carpenter’s body in a stream in Noak Hill as murder.
Evaldas Svolkinas, of Dorking Rise in Harold Hill, was found in Carter’s Brook near Wincanton Road at around 10.25am on Sunday.
The 34-year-old Lithuanian died from severe head injuries, a post-mortem examination at Queen’s Hospital concluded.
Mr Svolkinas was last seen at 6.15am on December 13 in Whitchurch Road. he failed to show up for work that day and was reported missing the next day.
He was wearing grey combat-style trousers, a dark blue coat and blue trainers. Police described his disappearance as out-of-character.
Investigating officer Detective Chief Inspector Chris Jones said: “We are anxious to trace the victim’s movements between Thursday morning and when he was found on Sunday.”
Anyone with information should contact 020 8345 3734 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
Did you know Mr Svolkinas? Call 020 8477 3796 to leave a tribute in the Romford Recorder.