A MAN found dead in a Colchester flat was the son of a woman murdered in the town.

The body of Wayne Tidd, a father himself, was discovered at a Colchester Council property in Creffield Road on Friday.

Detectives are investigating the cause of death.

His mother, Denise Tidd, was murdered in Kendall Road in 2006.

Mrs Tidd, 50, was strangled to death by her former partner Stephen Corness Snr at her home in December, 2006.

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