Woman in her 60s dies in Essex as police launch homicide probe
- The lady was present in a property in Great Baddow, Essex on Friday afternoon
Neighbours mentioned they ‘heard a girl screaming’ earlier than seeing a person coated in blood being taken away in a police automotive from a quiet village.
Police have confirmed a person, 47, has been arrested on suspicion of homicide after a feminine in her 60s died.
The lady was discovered severely injured on Friday afternoon within the flats after experiences of a person behaving suspiciously in a close-by road.
Paramedics and police battled to avoid wasting her, however she was declared lifeless on the scene in Readers Court, Great Baddow close to Chelmsford, Essex.
One resident residing close to the flats mentioned: ‘My sister’s boyfriend heard a girl screaming.
A lady in her 60s died on the scene of the assault in Great Baddow, Essex on Friday. Picture exhibits the scene on Saturday
Paramedics and police battled to avoid wasting her, however she was declared lifeless on the scene
Neighbours mentioned they ‘heard a girl screaming’ earlier than seeing a person coated in blood being taken away in a police automotive from the village. Picture exhibits the police forensic investigation going down on Saturday
‘Later there was this man who was coated in blood getting checked over in an ambulance. A police van reversed proper as much as it so he may very well be transferred inside and brought away.’
Neighbours mentioned that they believed the lady had been visiting a male family member who lived in a one bed room flat within the block.
Another neighbour mentioned: ‘I feel this lady used to frequently go to a person who lived within the flats to assist him out with purchasing and different issues. It is simply terrible.’
IT employee Scott MacDonald, 63, who lives reverse mentioned: ‘We noticed white-suited forensics officers right here final evening. I’m completely shocked.’
The entrance to the flats remained cordoned off by police immediately as well-wishers left flowers on the scene.
Detectives mentioned they had been known as at round 2.30pm on Friday to experiences of ‘a suspicious male’ in close by Dorset Avenue, Great Baddow.
Great Baddow which borders the town of Chelmsford is called an city village with a inhabitants of round 15,000 folks, making it the second largest village in England after Bradfield, South Yorkshire.
The entrance to the flats remained cordoned off by police immediately as well-wishers left flowers on the scene
Neighbours mentioned that they believed the lady had been visiting a male family member who lived in a one bed room flat within the block
Essex Police mentioned they’re searching for the general public’s assist in figuring out what occurred
An Essex Police spokesperson mentioned: ‘Officers rapidly attended and after participating with the person attended an handle in Readers Court the place they discovered a severely injured lady inside a property.
‘Despite the very best efforts of paramedics, the lady, 60s, was, sadly, pronounced lifeless on the scene.
‘A 47-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of homicide and stays in police custody.’
Detective Chief Superintendent Rob Kirby of the Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate mentioned: ‘I do know that this can trigger this quiet neighborhood nice concern and absolutely perceive they may have questions on what has occurred, however I might ask that folks do not speculate.
‘We are working to determine the details main as much as the lady’s loss of life and we’ll stay on the scene while we supply out our enquiries.
‘I want to reassure the neighborhood that we are going to be conducting excessive visibility patrols within the Great Baddow space for a number of days. And while officers are on the scene, please be happy to strategy them and they’re going to hearken to your considerations.
‘I’d ask anybody who has info or footage of any a part of the incident, notably within the areas of Readers Court and Dorset Avenue that might assist our investigation, to get in touch.’
Anyone with info, CCTV, dashcam or different footage in relation to this incident, ought to contact Essex Police.