Murder probe launched after stab death

DETECTIVES investigating the murder of a 40-year-old man in Southend today arrested a woman in connection with the incident.

DETECTIVES investigating the murder of a 40-year-old man in Southend today arrested a woman in connection with the incident.

Police were called at around 2am this morning by an ambulance crew treating a man for stab wounds in a flat in Ashburnham Road.

The victim was taken to hospital but died shortly afterwards.

A 41-year-old woman is being questioned at Southend police station on suspicion of murder.