Essex

Two men arrested over Wivenhoe cul-de-sac murder

Police were called to Denham Close in Wivenhoe, Essex, at 15:50 BST on Monday after reports a man in his 30s had been found dead inside
Image caption Police were called to Denham Close in Wivenhoe on Monday after reports a man in his 30s had been found dead inside

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of murder following the discovery of a body at a property in a cul-de-sac.

Police were called to Denham Close in Wivenhoe, Essex, at 15:50 BST on Monday after reports a man in his 30s had been found dead inside.

Two men from Colchester, aged 30 and 37, were arrested shortly afterwards and are being questioned.

Essex Police said the men were known to each other and officers were not looking for anyone else.

Image caption A police officer at the scene in Wivenhoe

Det Ch Insp Stephen Jennings said the force wanted to speak to anyone who had seen "any suspicious activity in the area" and who may have "some vital information which could assist the investigation".

The property and the road have been cordoned off for forensic examinations, police said.

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