Eight held over deaths of two teenage boys in Essex

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Eight radical person been arrested connected suspicion of execution aft the deaths of 2 teenage boys successful Essex.

Essex constabulary said officers were called to Regency Court successful Brentwood astatine astir 1.30am connected Sunday and recovered 3 radical had been injured. Despite attempts to prevention them, 2 boys died. The 3rd unfortunate was treated for injuries, which constabulary said were not life-threatening.

No origin of decease has been fixed and postmortem examinations volition beryllium carried out. The families of the victims person been told.

DCI Andy Clarkson, of the Kent and Essex superior transgression directorate, said: “This incidental has required an contiguous and a large-scale effect and officers and investigators person worked done the nighttime to portion unneurotic what happened successful the lead-up to this tragic incident. Our investigations volition proceed passim today.

“We recognize determination volition people beryllium daze and interest wrong the assemblage aft specified a tragic nonaccomplishment of life, but astatine this signifier we bash not judge determination is immoderate wider menace to the public.

“We cognize determination were a fig of witnesses to this incidental and I would impulse anyone who saw thing successful Regency Court and the roads astir it successful cardinal Brentwood betwixt 1am and 2am to travel guardant and talk to america if you person not already done so.”