A person has been arrested after a musician died in hospital two weeks after being assaulted.
Essex Police stated 68-year-old Invoice Witham was taken to hospital in a life-threatening situation on September 12 after being discovered unconscious in Decrease Lane, Hullbridge. He died on September 25.
The drive stated they imagine Mr Witham, who carried out often at pubs round south Essex beneath the stage title Napper Swan, was assaulted outdoors a property in Windsor Street, Rochford, at round 5.20pm on September 6.
A 33-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily hurt in reference to the dying. He has been bailed till October 12.
In a press release, Mr Witham’s household stated: “After being handled in hospital since 12 September Invoice Witham, aka Napper Swan, handed away peacefully on September 25.
“He was a much-loved character with a giant coronary heart and an excellent larger smile.
“He might be sadly missed by all his family and friends and can perpetually be in our hearts.”
Essex Police added: “We’d like anybody who witnessed the incident in Windsor Street, Rochford, or any suspicious behaviour within the space on the time to get involved.”