A man has been arrested at Heathrow Airport on suspicion of murder after a man was killed in a crash in East Ham. 

Emergency services were called to Barking Road near the junction of Arragon Road at around 5.11am yesterday (March 24). 

A 35-year-old male pedestrian was found injured following a crash with a car. 

He was pronounced dead at the scene shortly after.

On March 24 at 3.30pm, a 33-year-old man was arrested at Heathrow Airport on suspicion of murder.

A 30-year-old woman was also arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender.

Both suspects remain in police custody at this time. 

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Newham Recorder: The crash occurred along Barking Road, close by the junction of Arragon RoadThe crash occurred along Barking Road, close by the junction of Arragon Road (Image: Google Maps)

Detective Chief Inspector Joanna Yorke, who is leading the investigation, said: "My thoughts are with the victim's family at what will be an incredibly difficult time for them.

"Our family liaison officers will support them as our enquiries continue.

"I am aware that a large number of people had been at an event in Barking Road overnight and many would have witnessed the incident.

"I am appealing for those people to come forward immediately. Your information could be vital to the investigation.

"Forensic collision investigators have worked at the scene throughout the day and, although we do not believe there to be any risk to the wider community, officers will remain in the area over the coming days to provide reassurance."

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call 101 and quote reference CAD 1281/24Mar.

Information can also be provided anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.