FLOWERS and tributes have been left at the scene of where a man was fatally stabbed in Rayleigh.

A row of colourful flowers have been left at the scene of Paul Fletcher's death in Worcester Drive, Rayleigh.

The flowers have been laid a day after Mr Fletcher's family paid tribute to him.

The family said he was a "much loved young man".

The 31-year-old was found unresponsive in the early hours of New Year's Day on the road and sadly was pronounced dead at the scene.Southend Standard:

A post-mortem examination later revealed he died from stab wounds to the chest.

A 23 year-old woman – Hannah Sindrey, of Worcester Drive, Rayleigh – has been charged with murder.

A 25 year-old woman arrested is on bail until January 29.

Anyone with information should call the Major Crime Team on 101 and quote incident number 147 of January 1.

You can also submit information online via a specially set up online portal: https://mipp.police.uk/operation/4201020120P57-PO1