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Police in Essex launch Murder investigation at a care home in Wickford



A man has died following a serious assault at a care home in Wickford this evening, Thursday 2 July.


Emergency services were called shortly before 7pm, with reports that a man in his 60s had been assaulted at a residential care home on Swan Lane.

Despite effort of paramedics, the man sadly died.


A 43-year-old man from Wickford has been arrested on suspicion of murder.


He remains in police custody.

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