POLICE have named a man who is at the centre of a suspected cannabis factory murder.

Tran Duy Hai, 38, a Vietnamese national, was found dead at an industrial unit in Redhills Road, South Woodham Ferrers on December 9.

A post mortem revealed Mr Tran died from injuries sustained after falling from a skylight at the unit, where 6,000 cannabis plants were found by police.

Detectives are appealing for information about Mr Tran and his movements before his death.

Anyone with information should contact the Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate’s Major Crime office at Brentwood on 0300 333 4444.

*For more on this story see Tuesday's Echo.