Essex

Burnham-on-Crouch death: Two arrests on suspicion of murder

Police at the house in Burnham-on-Crouch
Image caption Police said a woman in her 50s was found seriously injured at an address off Eastern Road in Burnham-on-Crouch

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of murder after the death of a woman in Essex.

Police said a woman in her 50s was found seriously injured at an address off Eastern Road in Burnham-on-Crouch.

Officers were called by the ambulance service at about 00:30 BST on Sunday. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

The men, who are aged 27 and 32 and from Burnham-on-Crouch, remain in custody, police said.

Det Ch Insp Rob Kirby said Essex Police wanted to speak to anyone who may have information about the death.

He said: "We understand the impact that something like this can have on the local community and we have no concerns around a further risk to members of the public."

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