By Jack Newman For Mailonline
Published: 19:20 BST, 14 September 2020 | Updated: 19:20 BST, 14 September 2020
A man has been killed after he was run over repeatedly in a supermarket car park as police launch a murder investigation.
The 47-year-old victim was pronounced dead at the scene in Dagenham, east London, after being hit five times by a car at around 11.30pm on Sunday night.
Residents saw paramedics performing CPR on the man at Whalebone Lane South as they battled to save his life.
A man has been killed after he was run over repeatedly in a supermarket car park as police launch a murder investigation
Some locals said a burnt out BMW was found nearby, but police have not confirmed if this was involved in the killing.
Police launched a murder inquiry and say no arrests have yet been made.
A shop worker who was about to leave after a night shift saw paramedics working on the stricken man.
Shahid Khattack, store manager at the nearby Iceland that backs on to the scene, saw the victim lying in the car park after the attack.
The 32-year-old said: 'I was about to come out of the shop out the back when I saw the paramedics and emergency services.
'They were still working on him, pumping his chest, doing CPR, trying to save him. It was a shocking thing to see.
'We have a lot of trouble and threats from shoplifters, but you don't expect to see that.'
Mr Khattack added: 'People I've spoken to who saw it said he was run over