Police guard the crime scene near Britten Close in Colchester

Britten Close, Colchester
Flats at Britten Close, Colchester: the body was found near here

The body was found between the path and bushes about 100 metres beyond these houses. The Salary Brook Trail is known by locals as a cut through to the nearby university.

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Police investigate Colchester murders

Police are still investigating two murders in Colchester that have taken place over the last four months.