Jury hears of horror New Year's eve attack

First published in North Essex

A MAN died after he was subjected to a "brutal and sustained attack" in a Clacton street in the early hours of New Year's Day.

A murder trial jury heard Oliver Smith-Daye died from his injuries after he was attacked with a golf club, punched and stamped on.

Neighbours in Trimley Close were woken up by the incident.

Chelmsford Crown Court heard many had views of what happened to Mr Smith-Daye.

One man was seen wielding a golf club and charging towards him while a woman was seen pushing him. The court heard how Mr Smith-Daye died later the same day in hospital.

*The trial continues.

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