Police have launched a murder investigation following the death of a man in Chelmsford.
Officers were contacted shortly after 5pm on Saturday, June 18, with reports a man aged in his 70s had died at an address in Bramwoods Road.
Detectives from the Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate have now declared the death suspicious and three people have been arrested on suspicion of murder.
In custody this morning is a 43-year-old man, a 41-year-old woman and a 24-year-old man, all from Chelmsford.
Enquiries are continuing today at the scene and a cordon remains in place.
Anyone with information is asked to contact detectives at the Harlow major investigation team on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.