Police investigating the fatal stabbing of a man near Epping have made a seventh arrest.

Stephen Morrisson died after being stabbed in a car park between Robin Hood and the Wakes Arms roundabout on Epping New Road.

The 30-year-old from Plaistow was found injured on Tuesday, June 23; he was taken to hospital where he later died.

A 24-year-old man was arrested yesterday, Monday, July 13 and has been released on bail until Friday, August 7.

A spokesperson for Essex Police said: "Anyone with information is asked to contact our Major Crime Team through our major incident public reporting site: https://mipp.police.uk/operation/4201020120P45-PO1

"Alternatively you can call us on 101 quoting crime reference 1191 of 23 June or independent charity Crimestoppers completely anonymously on 0800 555 111."

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