UK Police Release Details of Eight Men Held Over Double Teen Murder

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Police person released the details of 8 men being questioned connected suspicion of murder aft 2 teenage boys died successful the London commuter municipality of Brentwood.

Officers were called to Regency Court successful Brentwood astatine astir 1.30am connected Sunday and recovered 3 radical had been injured, including 2 teenagers who aboriginal died from their injuries.

The 3rd idiosyncratic was treated for non-life threatening injuries.

The 8 men are aged betwixt 19 and 49, Essex Police said connected Monday.

All are from Essex, with 5 from the municipality of Grays, 2 from South Ockendon and 1 from Brentwood.

No origin of decease has been fixed and forensic post-mortem examinations volition beryllium carried out.

Essex Police, whose probe into the deaths is ongoing, said they would await the results of the examinations earlier releasing the boys’ identities.

Senior investigating serviceman detective main inspector Stuart Truss said: “At the moment, we are exploring galore lines of enquiry which see assessing hours of CCTV which amusement the country successful question.

“We besides person specially-trained household liaison officers successful spot who are continuing to enactment the boys’ families.

“I americium besides echoing an entreaty for anyone who was successful the Crown Street country of Brentwood betwixt 10pm connected Saturday and 5am connected Sunday greeting to travel guardant and talk to america if they person not already done so.”

A neighbour described proceeding shouts and idiosyncratic “yelling retired successful pain” from the country of the suspected murder.

Mark MacIntosh told the PA quality bureau helium had lone conscionable arrived location earlier helium heard shouting and screaming coming from the adjacent residence.

“I came successful 5 minutes earlier I heard the shouts and screams,” helium said.

“I said should I spell down arsenic I usually bash if I deliberation there’s thing superior but I couldn’t hear.”

He said helium paced astir his level wondering what helium should do.

“Now, arsenic I bespeak I realise that what I heard was idiosyncratic yelling retired successful symptom who whitethorn person mislaid his beingness soon thereafter.”

On Sunday day a radical of radical carrying flowers arrived astatine the scene.

They were allowed done the constabulary cordon to permission the flowers outside.

One teenage miss burst into tears arsenic they approached the scene.

Another mourner refused to talk to the press, saying: “I don’t cognize anything.”

A disposable policing beingness volition proceed successful Brentwood implicit the coming days to reassure the community, Essex Police said.

Anyone with immoderate accusation has been asked to interaction the unit connected 101 and mention incidental 125 of October 24.