Update: Post mortem showed Kirsty Humphrey died from stab wounds

Police , Forensics and the ambulance service at the scene in Queen Elizabeth Way, Colchester

Police , Forensics and the ambulance service at the scene in Queen Elizabeth Way, Colchester - Credit: Archant

A post-mortem examination on the body of young mum Kirsty Humphrey who was found dead at a flat in Colchester has been held.

It showed a provisional cause of death as being stab wounds to the neck and chest.

Miss Humphrey’s body was found in a flat in Queen Elizabeth Way on Wednesday morning.

A 24-year-old man from Colchester continues to be held in custody on suspicion of her murder.

The murder investigation being led by DCI Simon Werrett of the Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate is continuing.

Anyone with information should contact detectives at the North Eastern Major Investigation Team on 101 or by email at scdappeals@essex.pnn.police.uk

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