Teen Arrested Over Vilson Meshi Murder In Basildon

19 July 2016, 10:23 | Updated: 19 July 2016, 10:24

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A teenager has been arrested over the murder of a man whose body was found in a fire damaged car in Basildon.

The body of 30 year-old Vilson Meshi was discovered on Pincey Mead on Saturday, 27 February.

A postmortem examination found he died from "smoke inhilation".

A 15 year-old boy was arrested in London this morning (Tuesday, 19 July) on suspicion of murder and is currently being questioned by police.

Four other boys had previously been arrested but they have all since been released without charge.