Police search an Essex lake after severed arm is found

Police divers are searching a lake in Essex following the discovery of a man's severed arm.

The arm was discovered at a lake off Roding Lane, Buckhurst Hill at about 1450 BST on Thursday.

Officers from Essex and Kent Police said they were confident they would soon be able to identify the man.

Police confirmed they were treating the discovery as suspicious and have appealed for anyone with information to contact them.

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