A group of women and a teenage girl have been arrested on suspicion of murdering a man, 37, who was found unconscious in the street.

The victim died at the scene despite paramedics trying to help him, while another woman was taken to hospital with an injury to her wrist.

Emergency services responded after reports of a ‘disturbance’ involving several people outside in Havering, east London, on December 1.

Police said the five people arrested at the scene on suspicion of murder remain in custody.

A Met Police spokesman said: ‘Police were called at 7.53pm on Wednesday to Louise Gardens, Rainham, following reports of a disturbance in the street involving a group of people.

‘Officers attended with paramedics.

‘A 37-year-old man was found unresponsive. Despite the efforts of paramedics, he was pronounced dead at the scene. Work is ongoing to determine the man’s identity and ensure next of kin are informed.

‘A woman was also found with an injury to her wrist. She was taken to hospital. Her condition has been assessed as non life-threatening.

‘A crime scene is in place and homicide detectives from the Met’s Specialist Crime Command are working to understand the full circumstances.

‘Four women, aged between 48 and 21, and a 17-year-old girl have been arrested on suspicion of murder and taken into custody.’

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