A man has been charged with murder following the death of a man in Basildon.
Police were called with reports that a man had been found injured in Market Pavement shortly after 5.30pm on Tuesday (June 28).
The victim is believed to be Daniel Mitchell-Monroe, aged 37, of Pitsea.
A post mortem examination has given the cause of his death as stab wounds to the chest.
Joram Bakumanya, 22, unemployed, of no fixed address, was charged last night, (Wednesday June 29), with murder.
He is due to appear at Basildon Magistrates Court today.
Anyone with informaiton can contact Essex Police on 101 or email scdappeals @essex.pnn.police.uk
Alternatively they can contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555111 or www.crimestoppers-uk.org.