Essex

Southend stabbing: Woman charged with Anton Levin 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

A 26-year-old woman has been charged with the murder of a man from 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.

Danielle Russell, from St Ann's Road in Southend, is due to appear before the town's magistrates on Thursday.

Miss Russell, has also been charged with attempted murder, conspiracy to cause GBH with intent and conspiracy to commit robbery, police said.

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

The pair were remanded in custody at Basildon Crown Court in November and are due to go on trial at Chelmsford Crown Court in May.

A second man, 24, was stabbed in the attack.