Essex

Extra time to question Harlow stab murder suspect

Pennymead flats
Image caption Police were called to Pennymead early on Saturday

Detectives have been granted extra time to question an Essex man arrested on suspicion of murder.

The 39-year-old was arrested at his Harlow home on Saturday morning following a stabbing in the area.

Anthony Farley, 36, from Harlow, was stabbed to death and a 47-year-old man suffered serious stab wounds during the attack at Pennymead early on Saturday.

A 54-year-old man also arrested on suspicion of murder was released without charge.

The 47-year-old injured man was being treated at the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Harlow, police said.

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