Two men have been convicted of killing a man who died after being stabbed 13 times and attacked with weapons.

Haziq Raza, 24, of Meath Road, Ilford, and Navarda Rhooms, 26, of Eton Road, Ilford were found guilty of the manslaughter of Raja Ali on Wednesday at the Old Bailey.

Mr Ali, 33, from Elm Park was set upon by a group of people in Dagenham on September 25 2016.

They used weapons including a hammer, metal poles and baseball bats to assault him and at least one knife to stab him 13 times.

As detectives investigated the killing, Rhooms fled to New York and Raza fled to Pakistan.

Having returned to the UK, they were arrested on 2 January and 8 January respectively.

Both men had also pleaded guilty to violent disorder on the June 5 on the first day of their trial.

Two other men were found guilty of manslaughter on in July 2017 at the Old Bailey. They had both also pleaded guilty to violent disorder.

They are Abubaker Omar-Bana of East Ham, who was sentenced to 15 years' imprisonment, and Jordon Archambie, of Hesketh Road, Forest Gate, who was jailed for 12 years.

Raza and Rhooms will be sentenced at the same court later this month.