Police have named the woman who was murdered in Maldon on Thursday (March 24.)
Amina Begum was 47-years-old and from Fambridge Close in Maldon.
Officers were called to Fambridge Close shortly before 2pm following reports of a disturbance.
They arrived to find a woman with significant injuries in the road and paramedics also attended but she was declared deceased at the scene.
A post-mortem examination has given the provisional cause of death as multiple incised wounds.