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Murder investigation launched in Chelmsford

Cromar Way in Chelmsford Credit: ITV News Anglia

A murder investigation's been launched in Chelmsford after a man was found fatally stabbed in the early hours of this morning (Friday 22nd June).

Police were called to Cromar Way just before 1am and found a man in his forties with severe injuries, he was later pronounced dead in hospital.

Credit: ITV News Anglia

Three men, aged 40, 53 and 59 and a 53-year old woman have been arrested on suspicion of murder.

The 53-year old man has also been arrested on suspicion of possession of Class A drugs.

An alleyway near Meteor Way has been closed as part of the investigation and police say it could affect people using Essex County Cricket Club.