DETECTIVES from the Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate have launched a murder enquiry after a male teenager received serious injuries following an incident at a premises off Roseberry Road, Grays this morning (February 17).
Police were called at about 11am to a flat where they found the victim with knife wounds and gave immediate first aid, however he was declared deceased by medical staff a short while later.
An 18-year-old man was arrested at the premises and taken into police custody.
He has been arrested on suspicion of murder.
Anyone who was in the area this morning at the relevant time and has any information to help the police investigation is asked to contact the Stanway Major Investigation team on 101.