A man arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman was found fatally injured in an Essex street is now being questioned over the death of her unborn baby after it emerged she was heavily pregnant, police have confirmed.
Estyna Blunnie was taken to the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Harlow after being discovered in Howard Way in the town shortly before 3am on Wednesday.
The 20-year-old, from Halling Hill, Harlow, died at the hospital. It has now emerged she was due to give birth within days.
A post-mortem examination found Ms Blunnie died of multiple head and facial injuries.
A 23-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder.