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Man Dies After Harlow Attack
A murder investigation has been launched following the death of a man who was assaulted in Harlow.
A 40-year-old man from Harlow suffered head injuries and was taken to the Princess Alexandra Hospital. He was later transferred to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge, where he died this evening, Monday August 29.
A 43-year-old man from Harlow was taken to the Princess Alexandra Hospital with suspected fractures to his hands and bruising to his stomach. He has since been discharged from hospital.
Senior investigating officer Detective Inspector Al Pitcher, of the Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate, said: "This is now a murder investigation and our enquiries have quickly led to the arrest of five teenage boys.
"Following this vicious attack, a man has sadly lost his life and I urge anyone with information to contact us as soon as possible.”
Police will be carrying out extra patrols in the area and we are working with our partners to provide reassurance to the community.
Anyone with information about assault is asked to contact the Harlow Major Investigation Team on 101. Alternatively, they can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or www.crimestoppers-uk.org
Those arrested are four 15-year-old boys and one 16-year-old boy, all from Harlow.
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