Essex

Murder inquiry after body found in Essex drugs factory

A murder investigation has been started after the body of a man was found by police officers searching for a cannabis factory in Essex.

Police were called to the Redhills Road, South Woodham Ferrers, at about 1200 GMT where they found the body and a substantial cannabis factory.

A post-mortem examination is due to take place on Friday.

Anyone with information about the identity of the man or about the unit is asked to call Essex Police.

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