Murder investigation launched after man dies after stabbing in Lawford

A man was stabbed earlier this morning in Barker Close, Lawford. Picture: ARCHANT

A man was stabbed earlier this morning in Barker Close, Lawford. Picture: ARCHANT

Three people have been arrested following a stabbing in north Essex.

A man has died after being stabbed in Essex early this morning.

The incident took place on Barker Close in Lawford, Manningtree just after 5am.

Both police and ambulance services attended the scene.

An ambulance spokesperson said: “At the scene, we treated a man, believed to be in his 30s, for stab wounds to his chest and stomach.”


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The man was taken to hosital but later died.

A 44-year-old man, a 40-year-old man and a 31 year-old woman have been arrested on suspicion of murder and remain in custody.

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Essex Police spokesperson said; “An investigation is underway into how he became injured and officers cordoned off the area.”

Police are asking that those with any information about the incident to contact Stanway major crime on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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