Jodie’s group were aware of two men in the park who left at around 9pm without interacting with her or her friends.Around 30 minutes later the pair returned to the park and walked straight towards the group, where one of the males stabbed Jodie once in the back.Nothing was said by the two suspects, who ran off in the direction of Retford Road.Yesterday, the family of Jodie Chesney made an emotional appeal for information, speaking of their pain and disbelief. They have called on anyone who might know something about her “outrageously violent” murder to come forward. A second arrest has been made as detectives continue to investigate the fatal stabbing of 17-year-old Jodie Chesney in Romford.A man was arrested in London on Friday on suspicion of murder and is currently in custody. A 20-year-old man arrested in Leicester on Tuesday, 6 March remains in custody having been arrested in connection with the murder.Jodie had been playing music with friends near a children’s playground at Harold Hill, east London, on Friday when she was knifed in the back without warning.Detective Chief Inspector Dave Whellams – who is leading the investigation, said: “This was a savage, evil attack. We’re progressing well with the investigation and continue to ask the public to assist us.”At this time, there being no clear motive is very unusual. We retain an open mind and can’t rule anything out.”I ask the public and those in the local area to contact us if they suspect anyone of having any involvement in this terrible incident. Is there anyone you know who is acting differently from usual? Have they become withdrawn?”Maybe they’ve become nervous and have shown character changes that are unusual. If you suspect something may be amiss then you need to let us know.” Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily  Front Page newsletter and new  audio briefings.

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