A sixth person has been arrested by detectives investigating the murder of a man in Southend.

Lee Chapman, 26, was found with stab wounds in Cromer Road at about 11.50pm on 6 March.

He was taken to hospital but later died from his injuries.

A 23-year-old man from London was arrested today on suspicion of murder.

He is still be questioned by police.

Three other people – 45 year-old Sarah Wahid, of Swanage Road, Southend, and two boys aged 16 and 17 – have already been charged with murder.

They are all next due at Basildon Crown Court on 15 May.

A 14-year-old boy arrested on suspicion of murder has been released on bail until 8 June and a 44-year-old man has been released under investigation.

Anyone with information about the incident should call Essex Police's Major Investigations Team on 101 quoting incident 1467 of 6 March or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.