Police launch murder case

Police are expected to name a man whose body was found in a house in Chelmsford.

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Man due in court over Chelmsford murder

Scene of the murder Credit: ITV News Anglia

A man is due to appear in court tomorrow in connection with a murder in Chelmsford.

Police discovered a man’s body inside a flat on Moulsham Street shortly after 12:30am on Saturday.

A provisional post-mortem examination result showed Paul Simons, 54, from Hertfordshire died from stab wounds.

Michael Brennan, of The Green, Melbourne in Chelmsford is charged with one count of murder and was detained in police custody prior to his appearance at Chelmsford Magistrates yesterday.

He was then remanded in court custody until his appearance at Chelmsford Crown Court tomorrow.

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