A man in his 40s was stabed to death in Basildon Essex

FILE PICTURE – Police at the scene in Caister Drive in Basildon, Essex, where Darren Kelly, 42, was stabbed to death. Five people including thirteen and fifteen year-old girls have been arrested in connection with the murder of a 42-year-old man from Basildon, Essex. See MASONS story MNMURDER. Police were called to Caister Drive at around 9.30pm on Tuesday, October 20 after a man was found in the street with serious injuries. Darren Kelly, 42, from Voysey Gardens, Basildon was treated by paramedics and the crew of an air ambulance before being taken to Basildon Hospital where he died from his injuries. A post-mortem examination has been carried out and the provisional cause of death was multiple stab wounds and blood loss. Five people have been arrested on suspicion of murder. They are a 13-year-old girl from Basildon, a 16-year-old boy from Basildon and a 20-year-old man, a 15-year-old girl and a 17-year-old boy all from Pitsea. Several locations around Caister Drive were cordoned off while forensic investigations were carried out.

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