Chelmsford flat murder: Man 'stabbed in the heart'

Police cordon at property at Chelmsford house Police and paramedics were called to the Moulsham Street flat on Saturday

A man found dead in a flat in Chelmsford died from a stab wound to the heart, an inquest has heard.

Paul Simons, 55, from Bushey, Hertfordshire, was discovered by police and paramedics in the flat in Moulsham Street early on Saturday morning.

Michael Brennan, 22, from The Green, Melbourne, Chelmsford, has been charged with murder and is due to appear at Chelmsford Crown Court tomorrow.

The inquest at Chelmsford Coroner's Court was opened and adjourned.

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