POLICE have arrested a woman in connection with the murder of 29-year-old Kerrin Repman.

Kerrin, better known as Kez, was killed when the motorbike he was riding was struck by a BMW in Marine Parade, Dovercourt on the afternoon of Wednesday, April 15.

A murder investigation into his death was then launched on Friday, April 17 with police believing he was the target of a hit-and-run.

A pedestrian, a woman in her seventies, was taken to hospital, with serious but not life-threatening injuries and is now recovering.

A 33-year-old woman from Waltham Cross, in Hertfordshire, was arrested yesterday on suspicion of assisting an offender and she is currently in police custody.

A 19-year-old man from Stanstead Abbotts, in Hertfordshire, arrested on suspicion of murder and attempted murder was released on bail until Tuesday, May 19.

A 46-year-old man and a 54-year-old man were both released under investigation.

Detectives are continuing to search for 40-year-old Keith McCarthy who they also want to speak to in connection with the incident.

He is described as being 5ft 5ins tall and is believed to have links to Harwich, Hertfordshire, London and Ireland.

An Essex Police spokesman said: "If you have any information about where he is please call us on 101 quoting incident 596 of April 15, by email scd.appeals.essex@essex.pnn.police.uk or by visiting https://mipp.police.uk/operation/4201020119Z99-PO1.

"You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111."