Two teenage boys are killed in a house in Brentwood, Essex. Eight people are arrested for murder.

  • Two teenage boys were killed in Brentwood, Essex in the early hours this morning.
  • Eight people were arrested on suspicion for murder following the alleged attack. 
  • A third victim was taken to hospital with non life-threatening injuries 

Eight people were arrested for murder in relation to the deaths of two teenage boys in Brentwood, Essex.

Police officers from Essex remain on the scene in an incident described as a major.

Crown Street and Regency Court were cordoned off by police, with a number of officers patrolling the area.

Two teenagers sadly died at the scene while one other victim was taken to hospital with stab wounds in Brentwood

Two teenagers died on the spot while another victim was admitted to Brentwood’s hospital with stab wounds.

Emergency services attended the scene en-masse after calls were made at 1.30am this morning

After receiving calls at 1.30am this AM, emergency services arrived on the scene in large numbers.

A police guard remains in place at the scene in Brentwood, Essex, after two teenage boys died

After the deaths of two teenagers, a police guard is still on duty at the Brentwood, Essex scene.

A blue tent was erected nearby and police tape was pulled across the site to block off public access

A blue tent was built nearby and police tape was applied to the area to prevent public access.

Brentwood is an affluent part of Essex, where many scenes of TOWIE are filmed

Brentwood, a wealthy area of Essex, is where many scenes of TOWIE have been filmed.

A blue tent was built nearby and police tape was applied to the area to prevent public access.

A spokesperson for Essex Police said that they received many calls to Regency Court, from colleagues in ambulance service, and at 1.30 am.

“We arrived and found that three people were injured.

“Despite the best efforts of medics, only two of them have now died.” Specialist officers are supporting their loved ones.

“We are currently investigating the cause of death of the boys and will conduct a forensic post-mortem exam.”

“The third victim was treated with injuries that are neither life-threatening or life-changing.”    

Detective Chief Inspector Andy Clarkson, Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate, has led the investigation all night.

He stated that the incident required an immediate and large-scale response. Officers and investigators worked through the night to determine what had happened leading up to the tragic incident.

“Our investigations will continue through today.

“We are aware that there will be shock and concern in the community following such a tragic loss. At this point, however, we don’t believe there is any greater threat to public safety.

Officers are patrolling the area to provide reassurance to anxious residents following the outbreak of violence in the early hours of this morning

Police officers are in the area to provide comfort to residents who were worried about the violence that broke out early this morning.

“We know that there were many witnesses to this incident. I urge anyone who saw anything in Regency Court or the roads surrounding it in central Brentwood between 1am – 2am to come forward to speak with us if they have not already.

Chief Inspector Mark Barber said: “There will continue to remain a highly visible police presence at Brentwood this morning, and throughout the day.

“I am acutely aware that this event will shock many without the communities. My officers will be there throughout the day – they will be there to reassure you and keep you safe. If you have any questions or concerns about the incident, please do not hesitate to speak with them.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or who has information should call Essex Police on 101 or report online, quoting incident 125 of October 24.