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Second teen accused of murdering man in Essex

PUBLISHED: 12:32 03 July 2018

The family of 47-year-old Lee Evans who was killed in Chelmsford on June 22 have paid tribute to him Picture: SUPPLIED BY ESSEX POLICE

The family of 47-year-old Lee Evans who was killed in Chelmsford on June 22 have paid tribute to him Picture: SUPPLIED BY ESSEX POLICE

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A teenager has been arrested on suspicion of murder following a stabbing in Essex last month.

The 15-year-old boy was arrested this morning in connection with the alleged murder of Lee Evans in Chelmsford.

Mr Evans, 47, was stabbed in Cromar Way just before 1am on Friday, June 22.

He died in hospital a short time later.

A 19-year-old man who was arrested on suspicion of murder on Friday was released on bail on Saturday. The man, who was also arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of controlled drugs and possession of cannabis is due to return before court on July 26.

The 15-year-old suspect remains in custody.


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