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Man dies days after being stabbed in east London park

Plaistow Park near Greengate Street, where the stabbing took place Image copyright Google
Image caption A suspect ran from the park into Hollybush Street following the fight, police said

A man found with stab wounds in an east London park on Friday has died.

Police said the 27-year-old was in a fight with another man in Plaistow Park in Newham. He died in the early hours of Monday.

A 16-year-old boy, arrested on Saturday on suspicion of attempted murder, remains in custody at an east London police station, Scotland Yard said.

A post-mortem examination is set to be held at East Ham Mortuary at 10:00 GMT.