Southend stabbing: Arrest after man in his 80s dies

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a pensioner in his 80s died from knife wounds in Southend.

Police were called to a property on Burr Hill Chase at about 14:00 GMT.

A woman, also in her 80s, was treated at the scene for knife wounds and taken to hospital.

A 34-year-old man, who police said was known to the victims, was arrested at the scene and taken into custody. Officers were liaising with the dead man's family.

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