Lawford stabbing death: Police make three arrests

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image captionThe victim, who has not been identified, was found by officers at 05:15 GMT on Friday in Barker Close

A man has died after he was found fatally stabbed in the chest and stomach in an Essex village.

Essex Police are treating the death in Lawford near Colchester as murder.

The victim, who has not been identified, was found by officers at 05:15 GMT on Friday in Barker Close. He died in hospital.

A 44-year-old man, a 40-year-old man and a 31-year-old woman have been arrested on suspicion of murder and remain in custody.