COPS have launched an urgent murder probe after a man died in an Iceland car park after “being attacked”.
Police and emergency services rushed to the scene on Furtherwick Road in Canvey Island, Essex, at around 1.45am this morning.
1A man in his 40s has died in an Iceland carparkCops believe the man in his 40s was attacked near the Haystack pub just a short distance away.
The man sadly died at the scene despite the best efforts of paramedics.
An area of the island including Furtherwick Road and Long Road has been cordoned off while police investigate.
Officers have also warned there will be disruption in the centre of Canvey all day.
Detective Chief Inspector Greg Wood, who is leading the investigation, said: “I want to extend my condolences to the family of the man who has died.
“There is a team of officers and staff working hard to establish what happened to him and we are starting to build a picture of the circumstances around the assault.
“If you saw what happened, or have any other information about the assault then I need you to contact us.”
Police say anyone with information, CCTV, dash cam or other footage should get in touch quoting incident 124 of 4 February.
Story Credit: thesun.co.uk