Three arrested on suspicion of murder after man stabbed to death in Grays, Essex

PoliceGETTYThree men have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man was stabbed to death in Essex

The arrested men, aged 18, 21 and 22 respectively, remain in custody.

Officers found a man that had been stabbed in the chest after they were called to reports of men fighting in Blackshots Lane, Grays, on Saturday morning.

The man, who was in his 20s, was pronounced dead at the scene despite the efforts of paramedics.

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Shortly afterwards, police received reports that three men were in Basildon Hospital with "life-threatening" injuries.

The injuries suffered by those three men, who were aged 18 to 39, included a chest wound and serious stomach wound, Essex Police have confirmed.

The incident in Blackshots Lane is believed to be linked to another assault, which took place at Chaffing Hundred.

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