Man stabbed to death in Brentwood in Essex

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Image caption The man was found collapsed on Tower Hill near the junction with Sir Francis Way

A man has been stabbed to death in an attack in Essex.

The victim, who has not been named, was found shortly before 19:30 BST on Saturday in Tower Hill, Brentwood, near the junction with Sir Francis Way.

Det Ch Insp Mark Hall, of Essex Police, appealed for anyone with information to come forward.

Tower Hill will remain closed on Sunday and a post-mortem examination to establish the cause of death will be carried out.

Mr Hall said: "The victim was found with stab injuries close to the town centre on a busy Saturday evening and it is important that I speak with anyone who saw the incident."

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