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East India Dock Road body: Murder suspect held

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Image caption A 24-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a body was found on the shore by the East India Dock Road

A 24-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a body washed up on a river shore in east London.

Officers found the body of a 21-year-old man on the shore off East India Dock Road, near the flyover at 07:25 GMT on Wednesday.

The victim was found with head injuries. He has not been named but police are attempting to trace his next of kin.

The 24-year-old suspect was arrested on Saturday and remains in police custody.

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