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Four children aged 13 to 16 were arrested on suspicion of the man’s murder. The victim, who was in his thirties, died at the scene ofdespite the best efforts of the paramedics on Sunday night.

Police cordoned off part of an estate in Laindon, Essex, as they investigated the murder.

Detective Superintendent Steve Jennings told Essex Live: “Our investigations led us to believe the victim was going to the rescue of another man and as a result he lost his life in an altercation that ensued. with a group of young people not directly. known to him.

“This is a tragic loss of life and we continue to ask for the public’s help.

“We are really looking forward to hearing from anyone in the area at the time who may have seen or heard something happening at Iris Mews shortly before 9:30 pm on Sunday May 2nd.

“We also look forward to hearing from anyone who has seen abandoned weapons in the area.

“If anyone knows anything about this murder and hasn’t come forward to talk to us yet, please do so. A family has been broken up and we have to get to the bottom of what happened. “

The five young people remain in detention while investigations continue.

A post mortem examination of the victim will be carried out today.

An Essex Police spokesperson said: ‘Overnight we made another arrest. A total of five teenagers were arrested for murder. All are still in detention.

“Our detectives worked tirelessly and through the night to establish what happened in the moments leading up to the murder and the attack itself.”

Anyone who witnessed the incident has footage of what led it or has information about it should submit a report online at or use the button “ Live Chat ” to talk to an operator online between 7 a.m. -11 o’clock in the evening.

You can also call the police on 101 and cite Incident 1292 of May 2.

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This notice was published: 2021-05-05 10:34:00