Three teenagers held over stabbing death at house party


Three teenagers have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a 17-year-old boy was stabbed to death at a house party.

Police said around 100 teenagers were at the party in an affluent area of Colchester when the stabbing happened.

Essex Police said officers were called to reports that Jay Whiston, of Clacton, had been stabbed during a disturbance outside the house in Marlowe Way at around 10pm last night.

He was taken to Colchester General Hospital with abdominal injuries but died shortly after arriving.