Officers have arrested three people – a 43-year-old man, a 26-year-old man and a teenager – on suspicion of GBH and possession of drugs. A fourth person, a 46-year-old man, has been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter. All four remain in custody. They are tonight being investigated by police officers.
Officers were called to Spencers Croft at around 9pm on Sunday (May 1). They attended the scene and found an injured man who was taken to hospital. An ambulance was called after concerns were raised about a second man. He was however pronounced dead at the scene.
Leading the investigation, DCI Louise Metcalfe, senior investigating officer at Essex Police, said: “We would like to speak to anyone who saw the incident in Spencers Croft. We would also like people to check their doorbell footage and dash cams to see if they have captured anything that may help the investigation. Stay tuned with us on this page for more information on the investigations.