Essex

Murdoch Brown stabbing: Two charged with murder

Murdoch Brown Image copyright Essex Police
Image caption Murdoch Brown's family said he was a "much-loved partner, son, brother and uncle" and "devoted father"

Two men have been charged with the murder of a man who was stabbed to death.

Murdoch Brown, 31, died after being attacked in Buffett Way, Colchester, on 7 May, and a second man was injured.

Toyn Williams, 27, of Winchester Road, Hale End in east London and Jay Dice, 32, of Mayville, Leytonstone, east London, were arrested on Monday.

A 17-year-old boy from Edmonton, north London, arrested on suspicion of murder, has been released on bail.

The two men are due to appear at Colchester Magistrates' Court.

A 27-year-old woman from Colchester has been arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender has been released under investigation.

A 30-year-old woman, of no fixed address, was arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to murder in May has been further arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender and released under investigation.

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Image caption Michelle Bunch previously said life would "never be the same again" after Murdoch Brown's death

After his death Mr Brown's family said he was a "much-loved partner, son, brother and uncle" and "devoted father".

His partner Michelle Bunch said life would "never be the same again" after his death.

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