The Standard UK has reported that 60 year old Harbhajan Singh Rooprai died in his home in Field Road, Forest Gate on Christmas night after a man identified as Tyrone Jacobs set his home on fire.
Harbhajan Singh was inside his home when the suspect allegedly set his home on fire causing flames to be ripped through the terraced house.
Tryone Jacobs age 27 was charged with murder and arson with the intent to endanger life.
Another suspect a 32 year old woman was also arrested for suspicion of murder but has received bail.
A 32-year-old woman arrested on suspicion of murder has been bailed to return to police on a date to be determined.