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Murder in Writtle - Operation Emerson

Essex Police are appealing for information in connection to the murder in Writtle on 31st January 2020


Essex Police are appealing for information in connection to murder in Writtle on 31st January 2020

Essex Police were called at 8pm, Friday 31st January 2020, with reports two men had been assaulted outside the Rose and Crown pub in The Green, Writtle.  Sadly one of the men died at the scene and the other was taken to hospital, but has since been discharged.  The victims who suffered stab wounds in what is believed to be a targeted attack are aged 19 and from the Chelmsford area.

An 18-year-old man arrested on suspicion of murder and possession of drugs and a 21-year-old man arrested on suspicion of murder and attemted murder have been released on bail until Tuesday 25th February 2020.

Contact Information

Anyone with information is asked to call our Major Investigation Team in Dunmow on 01371 871111 quoting Op Emerson or complete the attached form by selecting the INFORMATION button.  You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.