Police have arrested two men on suspicion of murder after a man was found stabbed to death in east London.

The victim, who is believed to be in his 30s, was found at about 10pm on Friday near Poplar High Street and was taken to an east London hospital, where he died of his injuries. He had been stabbed in the back.

Police have yet to formally identify the man, but believe he was known to the pair who have been arrested.