Man Murdered In Chelmsford Park

19 December 2014, 05:29 | Updated: 19 December 2014, 07:35

Police have launched a murder enquiry after a man who was stabbed in a Chelmsford park yesterday afternoon died in hospital.

Police were called to Oaklands Park, Moulsham Street, just after 3.15pm yesterday afternoon, Thursday, December 18, after a man was stabbed. He was taken by ambulance to Chelmsford’s Broomfield Hospital where he has now sadly died. A murder enquiry has been launched by the Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate.

The man is believed to be aged in his late teens and from Chelmsford.

A cordon has been established at the scene and forensic examinations will be carried out. The museum and the park are closed.

The suspect is described as white, 6ft tall, of medium build, with light brown hair, wearing a dark coloured top. Searches are continuing to trace him.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Chelmsford CID on 101 or email

Update 7.30am

Detectives investigating the murder of a man in a Chelmsford park yesterday, Thursday, December 18, have made two arrests.

A 17-year-old boy from Chelmsford and a 19-year-old man from Maldon were arrested in the early hours of this morning, Friday, December 19, on suspicion of murder.

They are currently in police custody.