Police are investigating the murder of a man in Grays this morning.
The 35 year-old was out with friends at the Euro Lounge in the town last night.
Officers believe he was assaulted outside in the car park area near Morrisons supermarket on London Road in the early hours.
This investigation is in its early stages. A man has died and I need to capture those responsible for his death. If you have any information please contact detectives at Grays on 101 or you can give information anonymously to the Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.
The man was taken to Queens Hospital in Romford with a serious head injury, from which he sadly died. His family have been informed.
Police urgently want to speak to any witnesses who were in the club or saw the assault which took place around 2.30am.
More top news
Muslim leaders condemned the "heinous and appalling" Westminster terror attack.
Travis Frain is recovering in hospital and has posted a photo to Twitter of Prince Charles by his bedside.
Acting Commissioner Craig Mackey led new policemen and women in paying their respects at a passing-out parade in Hendon, north-west London.