Man from Colchester dies after assault in Dovercourt

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A man has died in hospital after being assaulted in Dovercourt

The Colchester man, 49, suffered head injuries in the attack at around 11pm on Saturday, November 14 at an address in Cliff Road.

He died in hospital the following evening.

The death is being treated as suspicious.

Essex Police arrested two Dovercourt men, aged 19 and 47, on suspicion of GBH in connection with the incident.


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They have been bailed until January 20 pending further enquiries.

A force spokesman said there was not a murder investigation surrounding the incident.

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Despite the incident happening on Saturday evening, Essex Police only released details of the investigation today.

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