Murder Investigation Starts In Basildon

A murder investigation has started in Basildon after a man was stabbed to death in the town.

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Police were called to Market Pavement just after 5.30pm yesterday (Tuesday, 28 June) following reports a man in his 20s had been found with stab wounds there.

Essex Police said: "Ambulance crews attended and the man was airlifted to hospital where he sadly died.

"A 22-year-old man from Basildon was arrested by officers near the scene shortly after and is currently being questioned by detectives.

"Anybody with any information is asked to contact Essex Police on 101 or independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111".

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