Man dies 9 days after alleged assault in Billericay

A man has died following reports of an alleged assault outside a nightclub in Billericay earlier this month.

The 31-year-old from Wickford died of his injuries on Tuesday while surrounded by his family.

The victim was taken to hospital on Sunday August 18 after reports that he had been assaulted outside Reid’s in Laindon Road at around 1.15am on that day.

A suspect left the scene prior to being arrested at 5.50am and the 26-year-old from Basildon remains under investigation.

Officers also arrested a 22-year-old woman from Laindon at the scene on suspicion of affray. She has also been released under investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Dunmow Major Crime Team on 101 quoting crime reference or email [email protected]

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Mick Ferris

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