Essex

Vilson Meshi death: London teen arrested in murder probe

Vilson Meshi Image copyright Anthony Chooah
Image caption Vilson Meshi was discovered in a burned-out Audi A4 in a car park in Pitsea

Police have arrested a 15-year-old on suspicion of murdering a man whose body was found in a burned-out car.

Vilson Meshi, 30, was found dead inside a grey Audi A4 on Pincey Mead near Pitsea Road, Basildon, in February.

The car had been fire damaged and police discovered a flare inside. A post-mortem examination found he died from smoke inhalation.

A 15-year-old boy from London was arrested earlier and is currently in custody being questioned by detectives.

LIVE: For more on this and other Essex stories

Related Topics

More on this story

Related Internet links

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites