Police have arrested a woman after a pensioner was found dead inside a home.
Essex Police were called to an address on Lenmore Avenue, Grays shortly after 5pm on Monday to reports that the victim, a woman in her 80s, was unresponsive.
Sadly, she was pronounced dead at the scene.
A 60-year-old local woman, police believe is known to the victim, has been arrested on suspicion of murder.
Essex Police said they not believe that there is any threat to the wider public.
Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to call Essex Police on 101 or submit a form on their website.
Please quote incident number 1019 of 21 June.Alternatively, if you would prefer to remain anonymous you can call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.