Police launch murder investigation after death of man in The Hides

Crime / Mon 8th Nov 2021 at 11:12pm

Update: Statement from Essex Police

We have started a murder investigation following the death of a man in Harlow.

We were called to reports of a disturbance at an address in The Hides shortly before 5.40pm yesterday (Monday 8 November).

When officers arrived, they found a man in his 20s injured and, sadly, he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Senior investigating officer Detective Inspector Julie Gowen said: “We are at the early stages of our investigation and are working to build a picture of what happened here yesterday.

“We believe the person responsible for this murder left the address between 5.40pm and 5.55pm and need anyone who saw anything, or has any dashcam, CCTV or doorbell footage to contact us.

“There is a possibility that this person may have also sustained injuries or look like they have been involved in an altercation.

“There will continue to be a visible police presence in the area throughout today so if you have any concerns or any information please come and speak to one of our officers.”

If you have any information you can submit a report online at https://www.essex.police.uk or use the ‘Live Chat’ button to speak to an online operator between 7am-11pm.

Please quote incident 884 of 8 November.

You can also call us on 101 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

2300 hrs: Monday November 8th

THERE were number of police units in The Hides area of Harlow on Monday night.

Two forensic units, a dog handler, uniform presence and a number of plain clothes officers were at the scene from just after 10pm on Monday night.

They were centred in flats close to First Avenue on the north side of the estate.

YH has contacted the Essex Police press office for a statement.

More follows.

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1 Comment for Police launch murder investigation after death of man in The Hides:

2021-11-09 01:21:28

The was also 2 ambulances there earlier, and the chopper was out too.