Left to right: Harinder Kumar, Malkit Singh Dhillon and Narinder Singh Lubhaya (credit: Metropolitan Police)
They have been named as Narinder Singh Lubhaya, 29, Harinder Kumar, 30, and 37-year-old Malkit Singh Dhillon. Malkit was also known as Baljinder Singh to people in the UK.
All three were living in the Redbridge area and were Indian nationals.
Their next of kin have been informed and are being supported by specially trained officers.
All of the victims were found suffering stab injuries in Salisbury Road, Seven Kings, at around 7.40pm on Sunday, 19 January.
They were sadly pronounced dead at the scene.
Two men have been arrested following their deaths.
Gurjeet Singh, 29, from South Park Crescent, was charged with possessing an offensive weapon in a public place on Tuesday, 21 January.
He appeared at Barkingside Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday and has been remanded in custody to appear at Snaresbrook Crown Court on Wednesday, 19 February.
The 29-year-old remains under investigation in connection with the murders.
A second man previously arrested has since been eliminated from police enquiries and is no longer a suspect.
“I know that people were present when the attack occurred, I urge them to come forward,” said Detective Chief inspector Paul Considine.
“This is a dreadful incident that has shocked the local community. I need their help to piece together exactly what happened and the events that led up to it.”
The crime is not believed to be gang-related.
Officers are not seeking to make further arrests.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the incident room on 020 8345 3865 or to remain 100% anonymous call the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
Tags: Seven Kings, Redbridge, Ilford
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