A woman who died at her home in Harlow on Sunday has been formally identified as Claire Parrish, 37.
Miss Parrish, who lived at Copshall Close, died shortly after being admitted to Princess Alexandra Hospital.
A provisional post mortem examination result has shown that the cause of death was "blunt force trauma which caused internal bleeding".
A 45-year-old man from Harlow, who also received treatment at Princess Alexandra Hospital, was arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in police custody.
More top news
A group of fishermen and boat owners in Harwich say they are being wrongly evicted from a quayside they have used for 100 years.
England Head Coach Eddie Jones put on a special training session for players at Sudbury Rugby Club last night.
Joanne Smith, 34, was on her way to a funeral when she heard a thud and noticed something behind her Vauxhall Astra.