Second man charged with 2018 murder of man in Pitsea

A second man has been formally charged with the murder of Dwayne Forrester.

Twenty-one year-old Dwayne was found injured in Little Garth, Pitsea, on July 7 2018 and died from his injuries.

Since then, detectives have carried out an extensive investigation including taking 400 statements, seizing 820 exhibits, and viewing more than 180 hours of CCTV footage.

A hearing took place at Colchester Magistrates’ Court today (Wednesday January 12) where Jeffrey Goodwin, 25, formerly of Russell Road, London E16 was formally charged with murder.

He is next due to appear at Basildon Crown Court on Friday January 14

Another man, 24 year-old Hayden Line, of Esmond Close, Rainham, has already been charged with Dwayne’s murder.

He is next due to appear at Basildon Crown Court for a pre-trial preparation hearing on April 4.

A provisional trial date has been set for December 5.

Mick Ferris

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