Man arrested after death of woman in Chelmsford

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder following the death of a woman in Chelmsford.

Police were contacted shortly after 4pm yesterday, Tuesday 1 February, to reports of a disturbance at an address in Tennyson Road.

Despite the efforts of paramedics, a woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

Her next of kin have been informed and are being supported by specialist officers.

A 23-year-old man was arrested at the scene.

Senior Investigating Officer, Detective Chief Inspector Scott Egerton, said: “We are at the early stages of our investigation and are working to build a picture of what happened yesterday.

“This incident took place in a residential area so I know it’s likely to cause concern for those living nearby but we have made a quick arrest and do not believe there is a risk to the wider public.”

If you have any information you can submit a report online at or use the ‘Live Chat’ button to speak to an online operator between 7am-11pm.

Please quote crime incident 717 of February 1.

You can also call 101 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Mick Ferris

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