Murder investigation launched after fatal stabbing in Chelmsford

Police were called to Cromar Way just before 1am this morning, Friday, July 22.

Police were called to Cromar Way just before 1am this morning, Friday, July 22. - Credit: Archant

Essex Police have launched a murder investigation after a man was fatally stabbed in Chelmsford.

Police were called to Cromar Way just before 1am this morning, Friday, July 22.

A man in his 40s was found severely injured at the scene. He was pronounced dead at hospital just after 2am.

Three men, aged 40, 53, and 59, and a 53-year-old woman have been arrested on suspicion of murder.

The 53-year-old man was also arrested on suspicion of possession of Class A drugs.


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An alleyway near Meteor Way has been closed as part of a police investigation and may impact pedestrians in the area or those attending Essex County Cricket Club.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 101, quoting reference 54 of 22/06.

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Alternatively, you can contact the Crimestoppers charity 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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