The Wakes Arms roundabout is closed as detectives investigate a fatal stabbing in Epping (credit: Google Maps)
Officers found a man, aged in his 30s, suffering with a stab wound in Epping Road shortly before 8pm on Tuesday, 23 June.
He was rushed to hospital where he later died.
The Wakes Arms roundabout and all approaching roads have been closed as detectives investigate his murder.
The closure is expected to cause significant delays, particularly to morning commuter traffic. Drivers are asked to avoid the area if possible.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Essex Police’s Major Crime Team on 101 quoting crime reference 1191 of 23 June or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Information can also be given anonymously to independent charity Crimestoppers.
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