Man arrested after woman dies in Leigh-on-Sea

Detectives have launched an investigation following the death of a woman in Leigh-on-Sea.

Officers were called to Whitehouse Meadows at around 9pm on Tuesday November 7 following a report of an assault.

When police attended, they located a woman who had sustained serious injuries in the garden of a property.

Despite the best efforts of paramedics, the woman aged in her 50s, was declared dead.

A 54-year old man was arrested at the scene.

An investigation into the woman’s death has been launched by the Serious Crime Directorate.

If you have any information, CCTV, dash cam or other footage in relation to this incident that could help the investigation, please get in touch using the dedicated online portal.

It can be accessed here https://mipp.police.uk/operation/4201020123Q77-PO1

Alternatively, if you would like to make an anonymous report, you can contact independent charity on Twitter at @CrimestoppersUK, by visiting their website or by calling 0800 555 111.

Please quote incident 1137 of November 7.