Eight held over deaths of two teenage boys in Essex | UK news


Eight folks have been arrested on suspicion of homicide after the deaths of two teenage boys in Essex.

Essex police mentioned officers have been referred to as to Regency Court in Brentwood at about 1.30am on Sunday and located that three folks had been injured. Despite makes an attempt to avoid wasting them, two boys died. The third sufferer was handled for accidents, which police mentioned weren’t life-threatening.

The police mentioned their investigation instructed it was an remoted incident and that there was no menace to the area people.

No trigger of loss of life has been given and postmortem examinations might be carried out. The households of the victims have been informed.

Ch Insp Mark Barber, of Essex police, informed reporters: “We have arrested eight men on suspicion of murder. They all remain in custody at this time.”

Barber mentioned officers remained open-minded as to what had occurred.

“We would like to appeal to anyone who was in the Crown Street area of Brentwood between 10pm last night and 5am this morning who witnessed any suspicious behaviour between that time frame,” he mentioned.

Speaking on Sunday morning, DCI Andy Clarkson, of the Kent and Essex critical crime directorate, mentioned: “This incident has required an immediate and a large-scale response and officers and investigators have worked through the night to piece together what happened in the lead-up to this tragic incident. Our investigations will continue throughout today.

“We understand there will naturally be shock and concern within the community after such a tragic loss of life, but at this stage we do not believe there is any wider threat to the public.”

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