A man from Colchester has been jailed for 25 years for conspiring to murder his stepfather.
A12 Near Chelmsford Shut After Fatal Crash
The A12 has been closed northbound after a "serious" crash that has left one person dead.
It is affecting the stretch between Junction 19 for the Boreham Interchange and Junction 20a for Hatfield Peveral.
Police say it involves one vehicle and the crash happened at around 7.15am.
Officers are warning the road is likely to remain closed for "a considerable time due the serious nature of the accident".
Colchester United are playing at home today with a 12.30pm kick off which is expected to add to delays.
A diversion via the B1137 through Boreham is in place.
The first of the 66 Crossrail trains is in operation from today running on the TFL route between Liverpool Street and Shenfield.
A crackdown, aimed at tackling online child abuse in Essex has seen more than 40 people arrested in the last six months.
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