UK Police Name Esther Egbon and Igie Erabor as The victims in a double murder investigation in Dagenham have been named.
Police were called at around 12.50pm on Saturday, August 8 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.
At around 2.50pm, 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.
Both parties are believed to have been known to each other. They have been formally identified as Esther Egbon, who is 30 and Igie Erabor, age 36.
Their families are being supported by specialist officers.
A man and woman have been found dead two hours apart in east London in a potential murder-suicide. The woman, in her 30s, was pronounced dead after being found unresponsive at an address in Dagenham at roughly 12.50pm. Her death is being treated as suspicious. A man, also in his 30s, was found dead on a road less than a mile away just two hours later and his death is not being treated as suspicious. Detectives believe the two deaths are linked and are not looking for anyone else in connection with the incident. ADVERTISEMENT Barking and Dagenham police said: ‘Police were called at approximately 12.50 on Saturday, August 6, to Whalebone Lane South, Dagenham, to reports of a person found unresponsive.