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Triple murder investigation launched in Colchester

Detectives have launched a murder investigation after three men were found deceased at an address on Wellesley Road, #Colchester during the early hours of Sunday 6 October.

Road, #Colchester during the early hours of Sunday 6 October. We were called around 10.15pm on Saturday 5 October, with concerns for the welfare of two men at an address on Wellesley Road following reports of an altercation. Officers attended and found two men dead inside the property and the body of a third man in a car outside the property. A 32-year-old man from Colchester has been arrested on suspicion of murder. Detectives are not looking for anyone else in connection with the incident, but are keeping an open mind. They would like to speak to anyone who was in or around the Wellesley Road area between 6pm on Saturday 5 October and 1am on Sunday 6 October and witnessed any suspicious or unusual behaviour. If you have any information, please contact our Major Crime Team on 101 quoting incident 1400 of 5 October or email [email protected] Information can also be given completely anonymously to independent charity Crimestoppers by calling 0800 555 111 or visiting crimestoppers-uk.org Wellesley Road remains closed while enquiries continue.