Clacton murder: Woman quizzed after body found

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image captionThe murder scene, in Station Road, Clacton-on-Sea, is still cordoned off

A second person has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a body was found in a burning flat.

The 43-year-old woman of no fixed address was taken into custody last night. A 47-year-old man is also being questioned over the man's death, in Clacton-on-Sea, Essex.

Emergency services were called to an address in Station Road at about 07:00 GMT on Boxing Day.

Police believe the man had been assaulted.

image captionIt is thought the victim had been assaulted before his body was discovered in a burning flat

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