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Darren Kelly stabbing: Murder arrest girl, 13, released

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Image caption Lorry driver Darren Kelly, 42, was stabbed to death in Basildon on 20 October

A 13-year-old girl arrested on suspicion of murder will face no further action by police.

Lorry driver Darren Kelly, 42, from Basildon, was fatally stabbed after a street row on 20 October.

Four people, including a 15-year-old girl, have been charged with his murder and remanded in custody.

Police said the 13-year-old from Basildon, who was arrested in October, had been released from bail without charge.

Chris Carroll, 20, of Pevensey Close, Pitsea, a 15-year-old girl and two boys aged 17 and 16, who cannot be named for legal reasons, have been given a provisional trial date in April at Chelmsford Crown Court.

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