A WOMAN has been arrested in connection with the death of a devoted dad.

The 30-year-old woman, of no fixed address, has been arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to murder Murdock Brown and on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of class A drugs.

She has been taken to custody for questioning.

Mr Brown, 31, who was attacked in Buffett Way, Colchester, shortly before 1.10am last Tuesday.

A post mortem found he died as a result of hypovolemic shock, due to blood loss from stab wounds to his legs.

Anyone with information is asked to call the North Major Crime Team on 101 or email scd.appeals.essex@essex.pnn.police.uk.

Alternatively, contact the Crimestoppers charity anonymously on 0800 555 111 or use the anonymous online form at Crimestoppers-uk.org.