CCTV of four cars has been released in connection with the Thurrock murder investigation.

Officers investigating the murder of Julie Hunt, 47, of Rainham, are now in a position to release CCTV images of the cars whose drivers they want to speak to.

Ms Hunt was assaulted near to the A1306 Arterial Road at around 8.30am on Friday 20 April. 

Despite the best efforts from paramedics, she sadly died at the scene in West Thurrock. 

The four cars are a small black car, a small silver hatchback, a white hatchback, and a gold people carrier.

If you recognise any of these vehicles or think you are the driver of one of them please call the Serious Crime Directorate on 101 quoting incident 228 of 20/04.

Alternatively you can email or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Florin Ion, 31, of Ipswich Crescent, Birmingham has been charged with murder and is next due to appear in court on May 22.