Essex Police seal off Netteswell Pond as part of Phillip Lewis murder investigation

Crime / Tue 31st Jan 2023 at 08:52am

Update: 1100 hrs

OFFICERS investigating the death of a man in Harlow are continuing search enquiries at Netteswell Pond in Harlow.

Specialist search teams began work on Monday (30 January) and are likely to remain there until the end of the week. 

This relates to an ongoing murder investigation following the death of 59-year-old Phillip Lewis from Harlow. 

A cordon remains in place and we ask the public to respect this whilst we carry out our enquiries.’ 

ESSEX Police have sealed off the whole of Netteswell Pond in Harlow.

Netteswell Pond sits off Second Avenue in Harlow.

Police have been at the scene since the early hours of the morning.

Officers are guarding the scene around the pond perimeter.

Much of the police tape is centred near the waterfall area of the pond.

At this time, there was no other signs of police activity such as CID or underwater teams.

YH has contacted Essex Police press with a request for more information.

More follows.

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9 Comments for Essex Police seal off Netteswell Pond as part of Phillip Lewis murder investigation:

David Forman
2023-01-31 10:32:24

Harlow beginning to look like an episode of The Sopranos. Still, the manufacturers of the plastic "police cordon" tape must be on a nice dividend this year

2023-01-31 12:16:58

Maybe they are just fishing for clues.

2023-01-31 12:27:13

Not the place for stupid pathetic jokes Theman Get off your Harlow and act like an adult. Pathetic childish behaviour.

David Forman
2023-01-31 13:05:34

What a stupid comment from Jim maybe your another one who needs to grow up?

Violeta Popoiu
2023-01-31 13:10:14

i am scared for me and my family. also i am curios where the crime has been happen? it is harliw a safe place for us? last night i saw a patrol of 5,6 police officers running on the Herons wood street.....?

Paul Pegrum
2023-01-31 13:18:19

Just gone past lots more police and diving team out on the pond

johhny sins
2023-01-31 14:25:10

lol man got 200 pumped

2023-01-31 20:34:13

Yeah come on guys reel comments only

2023-01-31 20:59:11

I'm not taking the bait JC