Essex

Wivenhoe cul-de-sac murder: Paul Olney identified as victim

Denham Close house
Image caption Police were called to a property in Denham Close, Wivenhoe, at 15:50 BST on Monday

A man whose body was found at a property in an Essex cul-de-sac has been identified by police.

The body was discovered after police were called to Denham Close, Wivenhoe, on Monday.

Officers said it was believed the body was Paul Olney, 35, although formal identification and a post-mortem examination would take place later.

Two men from Colchester, aged 30 and 37, were arrested on suspicion of murder and are still being questioned.

Det Ch Insp Stephen Jennings said Essex Police wanted to speak to "anyone who may have known Paul Olney who might be able to assist us with our enquiries".

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