A murder investigation has been launched after the death of a man in Braintree.
The man was was found dead at the Swiss Bell pub in Mountbatten Road just before 9am on Sunday morning.
A man was arrested on suspicion of murder and is being questioned by police.
Multiple emergency service vehicles were at the scene and images on social media appeared to show several armed officers also present, but Essex Police has not provided any more details on the incident.
A spokesperson said: "Detectives have started a murder investigation following the death of a man in Braintree.
"We were called at 8.45am this morning, Sunday, May 17, with reports that a man had been found dead at the Swiss Bell pub, Mountbatten Road.
"A man was arrested and remains in custody."