Triple murder investigation is launched after two men are found dead in house and one in car outside as police arrest 32-year-old man
PUBLISHED: 12:52, 6 October 2019 | UPDATED: 13:26, 6 October 2019
Three men have been found dead in Colchester, Essex with police launching a triple murder investigation and arresting a 32-year-old man.
Police were called at around 10.15pm last night to reports of an altercation at a home in Colchester.
In the early hours of the morning, they found two men dead inside the property and the body of a third man in a car outside the home.
Officers were called at around 10.15pm last night to reports of an altercation at a home in Colchester and found three bodies
A 32-year-old man has now been arrested on suspicion of murder and police are not looking for any other suspects.
He remains in custody.
An Essex police statement said: ‘Detectives have launched a murder investigation after three men were found deceased at an address on Wellesley Road, Colchester, during the early hours of Sunday October 6.
‘We were called around 10.15pm on Saturday October 5, with concerns for the welfare of two men following reports of an altercation.
‘Officers attended and found two men dead inside the property and the body of a third man in a car outside the property.
‘A 32-year-old man from Colchester has been arrested on suspicion of murder.
‘Detectives are not looking for anyone else in connection with the incident, but are keeping an open mind.’