Essex

Chelmsford murder arrest after woman found dead and man hurt

Bungalow, police tent, cordon and police car
Image caption Officers were called to Pines Road at 01:30 BST on Sunday

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman was found dead and a man suffered life-threatening injuries at a bungalow in Chelmsford.

Essex Police said they were called at 01:30 BST to reports a man was being assaulted at the home in Pines Road.

Officers arrived to find a woman in her 50s dead and a man, also in his 50s, with serious injuries. He is in Broomfield Hospital.

A 31-year-old man from Chelmsford has been arrested and is in police custody.

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