13 Year-Old Girl Arrested Over Basildon Murder

22 October 2015, 08:47 | Updated: 22 October 2015, 08:49

Police generic

Five people, including a 13 year-old girl, have been arrested on suspicion of murdering a man in Basildon.

42 year-old Darren Kelly, from Voysey Gardens in Basildon, was found seriously injured on Caister Drive at around 9.30pm on Tuesday.

Residents fought to save him but he died from his injuries.

Following his death, Essex Police said they believe he was stabbed during an altercation with "five youths or young men".

A postmortem examination carried out yesterday showed he died from "multiple stab wounds and blood loss".

Five people have been arrested.

Essex Police said: "A 13-year-old girl from Basildon has been arrested on suspicion of murder and is currently in custody.

"Four people arrested yesterday, a 16-year-old boy from Basildon, a 20-year-old man, a 15-year-old girl and a 17-year-old boy, all from Pitsea remain in custody this morning".