A 17-year-old boy from Woolwich has been arrested on suspicion of murder and attempted murder after a man died and another was injured in two stabbings.

Carl Hopkins, 49, was found dead in Colchester, Essex, on February 11.

Police confirmed he died from a stab wound to his lung.

A 40-year-old man was stabbed in the back on February 10, also in Colchester.

Essex Police say both incidents are believed to be drug-related.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.