Ilford murder: Arrested man released over woman's death

Map showing Ilford

A man arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman was fatally stabbed in east London has been released with no further action, police said.

The victim was found injured in Ilford Lane, Ilford, near the junction with Loxford Lane, at 00:15 GMT on Tuesday.

The woman, who has not been identified but is believed to have been aged 24, was treated for stab wounds and taken to hospital where she later died.

A 48-year-old man was arrested and released on Tuesday.

A post-mortem examination gave the cause of death as stab wounds to the chest.

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