London

Three arrested over Poplar 'chicken shop row' murder

Zdenek Makar Image copyright Met Police
Image caption Zdenek Makar died from head injuries

A 16-year-old boy is among three people to be arrested on suspicion of murder following a disagreement at a chicken shop in east London.

Zdenek Makar, 31, from the Czech Republic, died near All Saints DLR station in Poplar on Wednesday night.

The Met said it was believed he had been followed and attacked after an altercation inside Perfect Fried Chicken in East India Dock Road.

Two men, aged 19 and 29, have also been arrested on suspicion of murder.

A post-mortem examination revealed Mr Makar died from head injuries.

Image caption Forensic officers examined the scene on Thursday
Image caption A large area around the scene of the crime was taped off on Thursday
Image copyright Google
Image caption Zdenek Makar, from the Czech Republic, was pronounced dead in the street near All Saints DLR station

More on this story

Related Internet links

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites