Police in Dagenham has released the identities of two people found dead on Saturday. Both parties are believed to have been known to each other. They have been formally identified as Esther Egbon – 30 (12.04.90) and Igie Erabor – 36 (06.06.84).
Police investigation continues following the deaths. Police were called at around 12:50hrs on Saturday, 8 August to Whalebone Lane South in Dagenham to reports of a person found unresponsive.
Officers and the London Ambulance Service (LAS) attended and a 30-year-old woman was pronounced dead at the scene.
Later the same day, at around 14:50hrs, police were called to Gosfield Road in Dagenham to reports of a man found unresponsive at the location.
Officers and the LAS attended; a 36-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene.
Their families have been informed and are being supported by specialist officers.
Post mortem examinations have established cause of death for both as an incised wound to the neck.
No arrests have been made and at present no other parties are being sought in connection with the matter.
The investigation continues in order to establish the full circumstances.