Essex

Southend stabbing: Two teenagers charged with murder

Forensic officers in St Ann's Road Southend Image copyright Richard smith
Image caption Police were called to a flat in St Ann's Road where Anton Levin had been fatally stabbed on 19 November

Two teenagers have been charged with the murder of a man in Essex.

Anton Levin, 24, from Dagenham, was found stabbed to death at a flat in St Ann's Road, Southend, at 22:30 GMT on 19 November.

A 16-year-old boy from Thurrock and a 17-year-old boy from Basildon, who cannot be named because of their ages, have been charged with murder.

The pair were remanded in custody at Basildon Crown Court and will return there for a hearing in the New Year.

A second man, 24, who was also stabbed, remains in a stable condition in hospital.

Image caption St Ann's Road was cordoned off while investigations about the stabbing took place

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