Two men arrested following Westcliff murder investigation
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We have arrested two men today, Wednesday 29 January, in connection with a murder investigation in Westcliff.
A 22-year-old man from Highbury, London was arrested on suspicion of murder and attempted murder and a 31-year-old man from Upper Holloway, London, was arrested on suspicion of murder, attempted murder and possession of drugs.
The arrests follow warrants executed in London and the men remain in custody for questioning.
We received reports of a disturbance at an address in Tintern Avenue at around 4.25am on Thursday 12 December.
Sadly, Asqeri Spaho, 25, from Westcliff, died as a result of stab wounds.
A second man was taken to hospital shortly after being attacked inside the property.
We arrested two 21-year-old men from Islington and they have been released on bail Tuesday 18 March.
One of the men was arrested on suspicion of murder, attempted murder, driving otherwise than in accordance with a licence, and driving without insurance.
The other was arrested on suspicion of murder and attempted murder.
We also arrested a 31-year-old man (is) from Tottenham on suspicion of murder, attempted murder, and possession of Class A drugs and he has been released on bail until Thursday 24 March.
A 27-year-old from Enfield was arrested on Saturday 28 December on suspicion of murder, attempted murder and possession of drugs and he has been released on bail until Friday 27 March.
Anyone with information is asked to call our Major Investigation Team on 101 quoting crime reference 42/198759/19. You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.