Three arrested after death of man in Rayleigh

Three people have been arrested following the death of a man in Rayleigh in the early hours of this morning.

Police and paramedics were called to an address in Worcester Drive shortly before 1am on New Year’s Day where a man in his 30s was unresponsive.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Three people – a 39-year-old local man and a 23-year-old woman, and also a 25-year old woman from Basildon – have been arrested on suspicion of murder.

The local woman has also been arrested on suspicion of assaulting an emergency worker.

If you have any information about this incident please call the Major Crime Team on 101 and quote incident number 147 of 1 January.
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Alternatively, if you would prefer to remain anonymous, you can call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.


Mick Ferris

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