Quickly exit this site by pressing the Escape key Leave this site
This site is a beta, which means it's a work in progress and we'll be adding more to it over the next few weeks. Your feedback helps us make things better, so please let us know what you think.
Detectives investigating the death of Terry Leeks in Basildon have charged two people with manslaughter.
Forty-six year-old Terry was fatally assaulted in Northlands Park at around 1.30am on 11 July 2021.
Bailey Taylor, 20, of Craylands, Basildon and a 16 year-old boy were arrested yesterday (Thursday 16 February) and charged with manslaughter and robbery.
They appeared at Southend Magistrates’ Court today (Friday 17 February) and are next due to appear at Basildon Crown Court on 17 March.
We are continuing to appeal for information about Terry’s death.
A £20,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or people responsible for Terry’s death is still in place by the independent charity Crimestoppers.
If you have any information you can contact Crimestoppers by phone on 0800 555 111 or via their website.
They don’t ask your name or any personal details, they don’t record your call and your number is never displayed.
When information is passed to the police, it doesn’t contain any information which could identify you.
If you want to report information to us, you can do it by calling 101 quoting the crime reference number 42/136379/21.
You can report it online or use the 'Live Chat' button to speak to an online operator between 7am-11pm.