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Murder in Rainham

Posted on: Sunday, January 20, 2013

A 49 year-old man was found stabbed to death at a warehouse in Rainham, east London on Saturday 19 January.

Police and paramedics were called to the building in New Road at around 9.45pm but the victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

He was later named as Petras Miernykas, from Lithuania.

A 45 year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder.

 

Statement from the Met Police on January 21 at 6.19pm:

A murder investigation has been launched following the death of a man in Rainham.

Police were called at approx. 21:45hrs on Saturday, 19 January to reports of body found at a warehouse in New Road, Rainham.

Officers and LAS attended and found a man aged 49 suffering a suspected stab wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Next of kin have been informed.

While formal identification awaits, police are confident the deceased is Petras Miernykas (dob 08.11.63) from Lithuania.

A post mortem took place at Queens Hospital, Romford on 21 January and gave cause of death as hypothalamic shock.

The Homicide and Serious Crime Command are investigating.

A 45-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder at the scene and taken into custody at an east London police station where he remains.

Any witnesses or anyone with any information can call the incident room on 0208 358 0400 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Enquiries continue.

 

Man found stabbed in east London warehouse - BBC

 

For further updates see case page for Petras Miernykas

 




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