Essex

St Osyth murder inquiry: Second person arrested

Rochford Road, St Osyth Image copyright Google
Image caption A woman has been arrested following the stabbing in St Osyth

A second person has been arrested by police investigating a fatal stabbing in Essex.

The 23-year-old victim was stabbed in Rochford Road, St Osyth, in the early hours of Monday.

He was taken to hospital but died a short time later.

A man, aged 35 and from London, has been arrested on suspicion of murder. He remains in custody along with a woman, from Clacton, who was arrested earlier.

Inquiries are ongoing and detectives are appealing for witnesses, or anyone with information, to contact Essex Police.