Essex

Eystna Blunnie murder case: Police question suspect

Eystna Blunnie
Image caption Eystna Blunnie was found fatally injured in Howard Way, Harlow

Police are continuing to question a man arrested on suspicion of murder after a pregnant woman was found with fatal injuries in Essex.

Eystna Blunnie, 20, died of multiple head and facial injuries after being discovered in Howard Way, Harlow, at 03:00 BST on Wednesday.

She was due to give birth to a baby girl within days.

Police have until Friday evening to question the 23-year-old Harlow man, who was arrested on Wednesday.

He is being questioned over her death and that of her unborn child.

A police spokesman said: "Eystna was due to give birth to a baby girl in the next few days.

"As a result, the man is also being questioned in relation to the death of Estyna's unborn daughter."

Miss Blunnie, from Halling Hill, Harlow, died shortly after arriving in hospital.

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