Man Dies After Being Attacked In Basildon

31 July 2017, 15:10 | Updated: 31 July 2017, 15:12

Essex Police

A man has died following an assault in Basildon on Friday evening.

The victim, who was in his 40s, and a woman, were reported to have been approached by a man, near Market Pavement. The suspect assaulted the victim, by kicking him once to the head.

A murder investigation has now been launched, and a 53-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder.

Enquiries are ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.