A teenage boy has been arrested on suspicion of murder and attempted murder after two men were stabbed in Colchester.
The 17-year-old from Woolwich in London is being questioned over the death of Carl Hopkins, 49, who was found dead in Ryegate Road on Monday.
He died from a stab wound to the lung. His death is being linked to an earlier attack on a man in George Street.
Both incidents are believed to be drug-related.