Grays car park attack murder inquiry: Man, 21, arrested

Google Street view of the car park whre the attack too place The assault took place in a car park area near Morrisons supermarket on London Road in Grays

A 21-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man died from a serious head injury after being assaulted in Essex.

The 35-year-old man died in hospital after being assaulted in a car park area near Morrisons supermarket on London Road in Grays in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Earlier he had been out with friends at nearby Euro Lounge on Saturday night.

The arrested man from Grays is in custody waiting to be interviewed.

Det Ch Insp Lucy Robinson, who is leading the murder enquiry, said: "We are very keen to speak to anyone who was in the Euro Lounge on Saturday night into Sunday morning who believes they may have witnessed anything that would be of interest to our investigation.

"We would also like to hear from any witnesses to the assault near Morrisons."

She said anyone with information can contact detectives at Essex Police.

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