August 17, 2022 11.13 am This story is over 15 months old

Man arrested in Lincoln over murder probe released under investigation

A 20-year-old man was killed in London

A 24-year-old man who was arrested in Lincoln on suspicion of conspiracy to murder has now been released under investigation as the Met Police continue their investigation into a fatal shooting in the London Borough of Newham.

Otas Sarkus, 20, died in hospital after being found with a gunshot injury in Raymond Road, E13, on the evening of Wednesday, August 18 last year.

A second man, aged 18, was also found injured on a Route 238 bus on Plashet Grove. He was taken to hospital where his condition was assessed as non-life-threatening.

Armed police and a drone were spotted in Burns Gardens in the St Giles area of Lincoln last month, where the 24-year-old man was arrested.

He was initially bailed pending further enquiries, but has now been released under investigation.

Two men were previously charged in connection with this investigation.

Dean Adams, 32, of Stevenage Road, E6 and Deon Brisport 29, of Lauriston Road, E9, were both charged with murder and attempted murder.

Both were remanded in custody and are due to appear at the Old Bailey on September 9. A trial date has been set for the same court, which is due to start on November 28.

Another man, aged 28, who was arrested on suspicion of murder and attempted murder was bailed to return on a date in mid-October. He was released under investigation.

A 28-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder and attempted murder on Wednesday, July 6 and he has also been released under investigation.

A 19-year-old man was arrested on July 12 on suspicion of conspiracy to murder. He has been released under investigation.