Two people have been arrested following the death of a man in Jaywick.
Police were called by the ambulance just after 6.40am on New Years Day to an address in Bentley Avenue.
Officers attended and the man was sadly deceased.
It is believed he had been assaulted earlier in the evening and his death is being treated as suspicious.
A man and a woman have been arrested on suspicion of murder.
They were taken to Colchester Police Station were they remain in custody.
Anyone with any information is asked to contact Essex Police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.