Police launch murder case

A murder investigation has been launched by police after a man’s body was found in Chelmsford.

Police were contacted shortly after 12:30am on Saturday, May 4 following reports that a body was inside a residential property on Moulsham Street. When they arrived they found the body of a man.

A 22-year-old local man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and is currently being questioned by detectives at Chelmsford police station.