Essex

Chelmsford murder arrests after fatal stabbing

Police officer at the scene of the stabbing
Image caption A nearby alleyway has been closed as part of the investigation

A man who was found "severely injured" in the street with stab wounds has died, sparking a murder investigation.

Police found the man in his 40s in Cromar Way, Chelmsford, Essex, just before 01:00 BST.

He was pronounced dead in hospital at 02:00 and three men, aged 40, 53 and 59, and a 53-year-old woman have been arrested on suspicion of murder.

The 53-year-old man was also arrested on suspicion of possession of Class A drugs.

An alleyway near Meteor Road has been closed as part of the investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Essex Police.

Image caption Anyone with information is asked to call Essex Police

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