Basildon woman charged after death of man in Rayleigh on New Year’s Day

A second woman has been charged with murder following the death of a man in Rayleigh on New Year’s Day.

Paul Fletcher, who also known by the nickname ‘Dod’, was found unresponsive at an address in Worcester Drive at around 1am on New Year’s Day and died at the scene.

Today, Friday January 19, Kelly Blackwell, 25, of Southernhay, Basildon, has been charged with murder.

She will appear at Chelmsford Magistrates’ Court tomorrow, Saturday January 30.

A 23 year-old woman – Hannah Sindrey, of Worcester Drive, Rayleigh, – was charged with murder two days after the incident. She will next appear at Basildon Crown Court on February 1.


Mick Ferris

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