A murder investigation is under way after two men died at a house in east London this morning.
Officers, along with paramedics from the London Ambulance, rushed to a property in Ilford at around 4.24am following reports of a ‘disturbance’.
The men were found seriously injured at the property and died at the scene, the Metropolitan Police said.
Today horrified neighbours described being awoken by the sounds of a woman screaming for help and going back and forth from an address.
The woman, who had non life-threatening injuries, was arrested at the scene and taken to hospital for treatment. A Taser was used during her arrest, the force said.
Forensic officers arrive to the property in Tavistock Gardens, Ilford, east London, after two men died at the scene
Police and forensic teams carry out their investigations after a 28-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of murder this morning
A neighbour Kuddus Miah, 44, said: ‘Last night just after four at about 4:30am. We woke up to a woman screaming.
‘Through a neighbour, who lives opposite, we heard the woman was screaming.
‘I saw her getting arrested and put in a police van and then they put her on a stretcher and into an ambulance. I heard the lady screaming inside the ambulance.’
He added: ‘Apparently they were new tenants in that house. Heard they both died on the scene and it was sealed off.
‘It’s devastating, it’s unheard of here. I have been living here for 15 years and we have never had anything like this.
‘Apparently she was coming in and out of the house and screaming ”help, help, help, call the police.”
A crime scene remains in place outside the property in east London as forensic teams scan the area
Emergency teams, including paramedics from the London Ambulance, were called to the property at 4.24am. Pictured: Forensic officers carry out their investigations
A cordon is placed on the street after two men were found with serious injuries and died at the scene
Neighbour Inamul Hussain, 32, said he called police after hearing a woman screaming.
He said: ‘I saw them Taser her, she had blood on her. ‘
This morning several forensics officers were seen outside the house on Tavistock Gardens, and police have drawn a wide cordon around the area.
Detectives in Scotland Yard’s Specialist Crime Command have been informed and a crime scene is in place.