Police investigate man's death

Police cordon outside house in North Shoebury Credit: ITV Anglia

The body of a man in his 40s has been found in North Shoebury near Southend. The police were called to a house in Sharnbrook around 6am today after reports a man was in a "distressed state". Paramedics pronounced him dead at the scene.

Detectives have set up a police cordon while they continue their investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death.