Four teenagers have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man died in Essex.
Essex Police said they were called to a report of a man having been attacked in Iris Mews, Laindon, near Basildon, shortly after 21:30 BST on Sunday.
The force said the man, in his 30s, had been stabbed and died at the scene, despite the efforts of medical staff.
Four teenagers remain in custody and police have appealed for any witnesses to come forward.
Police also said they would remain in the area throughout the day.