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Police name Clacton man found dead in Jaywick on New Year's Day

Anthony Cansdale. Credit: Essex Police

A man who died in Jaywick on New Year's Day as been named as 40-year-old Anthony Cansdale from Clacton.

It's believed Mr Cansdale was assaulted at a house in Bentley Avenue and the death is being treated as suspicious.

A post mortem examination was carried out yesterday, but the results proved inconclusive.

Anthony Cansdale was found dead in Bentley Avenue. Credit: ITV News Anglia

A 41-year-old man and a 37-year-old woman, both from Clacton, who were arrested on suspicion of murder have now been released on bail until March.

"Tony was a well-liked and fun-loving person, who lived life to the full.

He was loved by his family and friends and we will all miss him dearly.

– Family statement