Murder in Tower Hamlets Park Cemetery: New Arrest
Update 21 January 2022
A man has been arrested for the murder of Ranjith Kankanamalage in Tower Hamlets Park Cemetery. He will remain in custody.
We hope this marks the start of achieving some justice for Ranjith, although we appreciate this can never bring him back.
We have worked closely together with the borough commander, the homicide team, Tower Hamlets council and the local community over the course of this investigation.
We will continue to work with the police to make sure that LGBT+ people are safe in Tower Hamlets and in all of London and. We will ensure that the ramifications of this horrific incident are fully explored.