Westcliff: Man charged with manslaughter
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A man has been charged with manslaughter following the death of a man in Westcliff.
We were called to Hainault Avenue following reports a man had been assaulted and found injured there at around 10.35pm on Saturday (25 September).
Despite the best efforts of paramedics, sadly, he later died.
Two men were arrested a short time later.
One of them – Radu Ciobanu, 24, of Kings Chase, Witham – has now been charged with manslaughter.
He is due to appear at Southend Magistrates’ Court today (Tuesday 28 September).
The other man – a 27 year-old from Westcliff – has been released without charge.
We are continuing to appeal for anyone who saw or heard anything or has CCTV, dashcam or doorbell footage to contact us.
If you have any information you can submit a report online at https://www.essex.police.uk or use the 'Live Chat' button to speak to an online operator between 7am-11pm.
Please quote the crime reference number 42/209679/21.