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Sebastian Compton, 47 of Readers Court, Chelmsford, has been charged with murder

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Sebastian Compton, 47 of Readers Court, Chelmsford, has been charged with murder.

Compton has been charged after Essex Police attended a call regarding a suspicious male in Dorset Avenue, Great Baddow, Chelmsford, at around 2.30pm on Friday 9th February.

After engaging with Compton Essex Police attended an address in Readers Court where they found a seriously injured woman inside a property. The woman, who was in her 60s, was, sadly, pronounced dead at the scene.

Detective Chief Superintendent Rob Kirby, leading the investigation, said:

"I’d like to reassure those living in the Great Baddow area that there is no wider threat to the community.

"Although we have secured a charge, our investigation continues.

"I’d continue to ask anyone who has information or footage of any part of the incident, particularly in the areas of Readers Court and Dorset Avenue, to get in contact."

If you have any information, CCTV, dash cam or other footage in relation to this incident, then please get in contact with Essex Police - reference 579 of 9th February.

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