Jodie Chesney murder: man held in Leicester over stabbing of girl, 17
Teenager was stabbed to death near playground in east London on Friday night
A man has been arrested in Leicester in connection with the murder of teenager Jodie Chesney, who was stabbed to death in east London on Friday night, Scotland Yard has said.
Jodie, 17, was with friends near a children’s playground in Harold Hill when she was approached by two men and stabbed in the back without a word being exchanged. Police said her friends had noticed two people in the park shortly before but had not interacted with them.