Two arrested after man seriously assaulted in Chelmsford
Detectives investigating the serious assault of a man in Duke
Street, Chelmsford on August 19 have been informed that the man has
The victim, a 27-year-old man, died this afternoon (August 20)
in Broomfield Hospital. His family in Albania have been informed.
He had been living in the London area
Detectives are now treating this incident as a homicide
Two men were initially arrested. A 31 year old from west London has
been released on bail until October. A 28-year-old man from
Chelmsford remains in police custody.
Another man, aged 29 from Canvey Island was arrested in
connection with the assault yesterday evening (August 19).
Detectives from the Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate need
to speak to any witnesses who were in the area at the time, around
3am on Sunday morning.
Det Ch Insp Lucy Robinson said: "I urgently need to speak to two
men who can be seen on CCTV in the area at the time. They can be
seen helping a man to his feet following the incident and I need to
talk to them as they will have vital witness information.”
They, and any other witnesses, are asked to contact the
investigation team on 101, quoting Operation Paint; or e-mail their
contact details to SCDAppeals@essex.pnn.police.uk.