Man re-arrested after death of Westcliff assault victim

A man who was found seriously injured in Westcliff last week has died in hospital.

The 37 year-old was found with head injuries in Fleetwood Avenue at around 1.05pm on Tuesday September 22.

Detectives investigating his death need to speak to anyone who was in the area of the library and the bus stop on London Road between 5am and 1.30pm.

Senior investigating officer, Detective Chief Inspector Stephen Jennings, from the Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate, said: “We believe this area would have been busy during this period.

“My team needs to speak to anyone who walked through that area, drove past there or parked their car there.

“In particular we need to identify a man in his 70s who was sitting outside the library and anyone who used the walkway between Ronald Park Avenue and Fleetwood Avenue.”

Two men – aged 37 and 45 – were arrested following the incident.

The 37 year-old has today been re-arrested on suspicion of murder.

If you saw anything, have any CCTV or dash cam footage, were in the area or have any other information please call us on 101 quoting the crime reference number 42/153580/20.

Alternatively you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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