A 24-YEAR-OLD man has been charged with manslaughter following the death of a man in Westcliff.

Essex Police were called to Hainault Avenue following reports a man had been assaulted and found injured there at around 10.35pm on Saturday, September 25.

The man died despite the best efforts of paramedics to save his life.

Two men were arrested a short time later.

Radu Ciobanu, 24, of Kings Chase, Witham, has now been charged with manslaughter.

He is due to appear at Southend Magistrates’ Court today (Tuesday, September 28).

The other man – a 27-year-old from Westcliff – has been released without charge.

Detectives are continuing to appeal for anyone who saw or heard anything or has CCTV, dashcam or doorbell footage to contact Essex Police.

If you have any information you can submit a report online at www.essex.police.uk or use the 'Live Chat' button to speak to an online operator between 7am-11pm.

Quote the crime reference number 42/209679/21.

You can also call Essex Police on 101 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.