Pensioner stabbed to death in Newham

Drew Road, Newham Image copyright Google
Image caption Police were called to reports of a stabbing in the early hours of Saturday

A 77-year-old man has died after suffering multiple stab wounds to the chest in east London.

Scotland Yard said the man was found dead in his Drew Road property, Newham at about 04:20 GMT following reports of a stabbing.

A 31-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of murder and is being questioned by police.

The Met added the man and woman were not related, but are believed to have known each other.

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