Man arrested in connection with death of man in Epping

A man has been arrested in connection with the death of a man in Epping.

Police were called shortly before 8pm on Tuesday June 23 to reports that a man had been found seriously injured on Epping Road.

Officers and paramedics arrived and a 30-year-old man from East London was taken to hospital with life threatening injuries.

He died later that evening.

Detectives believe that the victim was attacked in a car park between the Robin Hood roundabout and the Wakes Arms roundabout on Epping New Road.

On Tuesday June 30, a 30-year-old man from London was arrested on suspicion of murder.

He has been released on bail until Friday July 24.

Detectives are still keen to hear from anyone who was in the area between 3pm and 8.30pm on Tuesday June 23 and saw or heard any suspicious or unusual behaviour, along with anyone who was driving in the area and has dashcam footage.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the Major Crime Team through the major incident public reporting site: https://mipp.police.uk/operation/4201020120P45-PO1

Alternatively you can call us 101 quoting crime reference 1191 of 23 June or independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously.

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Mick Ferris

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