A POST-mortem examination has confirmed Paul Wallington died from a head injury, after he was assaulted outside a bar in Brentwood on Christmas Eve.

The 25-year-old was injured after a fight broke out outside The Vine in Brentwood High Street around 11.50pm on December 24.

He was taken to hospital but sadly died on Saturday, December 29.

A 29 year-old man, from Basildon, was arrested on suspicion of murder and is currently on bail until January 25.

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Any information about the incident should be passed to the Rayleigh Major Investigations Team on 101 quoting the crime reference number 42/188854/18 or email scd.appeals.essex@essex.pnn.police.uk.

Alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.