Inquest opens into Clacton stabbing

Wellesley Road in December 2011 Credit: ITV Anglia

An inquest into the death of a man who was stabbed in Clacton is taking place at Chelmsford Crown Court today.

Liam Mearns was found outside an off-licence in Wellesley Road in December 2011. He had been stabbed in the face and chest. Eleven people were initially arrested and questioned by police following the incident.

No one has been charged in connection with his death.