A man has been charged with murder in connection with the death of a man in Corringham.
Essex Police were contacted by the ambulance service shortly before 7.40pm on Wednesday, March 21 with reports a man had been found injured in Queen Elizabeth Drive.
The victim, 28 year-old Bhekisipho Mudise Dube who was known locally as Marcus Harper and was from the Corringham area, had suffered stab wounds to the leg and chest.
Sadly, he died at the scene.
This afternoon we have charged Morgan Gilbert, 24, of Lincoln Road, Basildon with murder.
He is due to appear at Basildon Magistrates’ Court on Monday, March 26.
A 21 year-old man and a 16 year-old boy who were also arrested have been released under investigation.