Murder charge after man dies following 'serious assault' at Essex care home

The scene of the murder at a care home in Wickford. Credit: ITV News Anglia

A man has been charged with murder after another man died following a 'serious assault' at a care home in Essex.

Police were called to the Longcroft care home on Swan Lane in Wickford just before 7pm on Thursday.

The victim, who was aged in his 60s, was treated by paramedics but died at the scene.

Jay Turner, 43, from Wickford, has been charged with murder and will appear before magistrates on Saturday.