A police officer has been dismissed from Essex Police for gross misconduct after admitting criminal offences.
Bodies Of Man And Dog Found In Burnt Out Caravan In Bradwell
An investigation has started after the bodies of a man and his dog were found inside a burnt out caravan near Bradwell.
Police were called to land off Maldon Road just after 11.35am yesterday.
Essex Police said: "Officers went to the location and established that the body of a man and a dog were inside the remains of the caravan.
"The Fire Service and Ambulance paramedics also attended.
"Police are conducting enquiries to try and establish the circumstances of the man's death and to identify him.
"The death is currently being treated as unexplained".
A five-year-old boy has suffered life-threatening injuries when a suspected learner driver crashed into him in Saffron Walden.
A man who set a fire on the ninth floor of a block of flats in Southend, killing a neighbour and her unborn child, has been made subject of a hospital order.
Heart can reveal since so called 'legal highs' were banned last May - Essex Police have made 9 arrests relating to the supply or possession of the drugs.
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