Teen arrested in connection with fatal collision in Waltham Abbey

A teenager has been arrested in connection with a fatal traffic collision.

Neil Darnell, 50, from Waltham Abbey, died after he was in collision with a car in Farm Hill Road, Waltham Abbey, at 10am on Friday April 16.

A 17-year-old boy from the Cheshunt area was arrested last night, Saturday May 8, in Harlow.

He remains in custody, where he is being questioned on suspicion of murder.

Anyone who has yet to speak to detectives and has any information or footage, is asked to contact the Major Crime Team quoting reference 42/72816/21 at [email protected]

You can also go online at https://www.essex.police.uk or use the ‘Live Chat’ button to speak to an online operator between 7am-11pm.
Alternatively, you can call 101, or contact the Crimestoppers charity anonymously on 0800 555 111 or visit https://crimestoppers-uk.org

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Mick Ferris

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