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Leytonstone double murder. Victims died from multiple stab wounds Reuters

Police investigating a double murder in Leytonstone say two men found in a car were stabbed to death, it has been revealed.

Officers were called by paramedics to Montague Road at 1am on Saturday.

But both men were pronounced dead at the scene.

A post mortem examination showed Aaron Carriere, 21, died after being stabbed in the neck and Josiah Manful, 20, died from shock and haemorrhaging after being stabbed in the chest.

Officers from the Met's homicide unit have launched a murder investigation and are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

The victims' next of kin are due to be informed.

Anyone with information should call police on 020 8345 3715 or speak to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.