Teenagers charged with murder of man in Southend

Two teenagers have been charged with murder following the death of a man in Southend.

The boys, aged 16 and 17,who are both from Southend, cannot be named for legal reasons and have been remanded to appear at Southend Magistrates’ Court today.

One of the boys has also been charged with possession with intent to supply drugs.

It follows the death of 26 year-old Lee Chapman, from Southend, who was found with stab wounds in Cromer Road at around 11.50pm on Friday March 6.

A 44 year-old man and a 45-year-old woman have been released on bail until next month.

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Mick Ferris

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