Teen arrested on suspicion of murder

A 15-YEAR-OLD has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man's body was discovered in a house in Colchester. Police were called to an address in Lucas Road, off Mersea Road, shortly before 6.

A 15-YEAR-OLD has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man's body was discovered in a house in Colchester.

Police were called to an address in Lucas Road, off Mersea Road, shortly before 6.40pm yesterday.

A 49-year-old man was discovered with wounds to his head.

The road was cordoned off by police, while officers conducted a thorough search of the scene.

A post-mortem is due to held today.

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