A MAN and woman are being sought for questioning after a man died in Billericay.

Police are wanting to speak to the two people following the manslaught of Matthew Bion, 31.

The Wickford man died following an assault outside Reid's in Laindon Road, Billericay on August 18 at around 1.15am.

Detectives are keen to identify them as it’s believe they may have information that could help with their investigation.

A 26-year-old man from Basildon, arrested on suspicion of committing grievous bodily harm, has been released under investigation.

Update 3.45pm: The police have now identified the two people and have thanked residents for their help.