Detectives have launched a murder investigation following the death of a man who was found injured in Basildon.
Officers were called to Market Pavement shortly after 5.30pm today (Tuesday, June 28) following reports that a man aged in his 20s had been found with stab wounds.
Ambulance crews attended and the man was airlifted to hospital where he sadly died.
A 22-year-old man from Basildon was arrested by officers near the scene shortly after and is currently being questioned by detectives.
Anybody with any information is asked to contact Essex Police on 101 or independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.