A police officer has been dismissed from Essex Police for gross misconduct after admitting criminal offences.
Clacton: Inquest Into Young Father's Death
An inquest has recorded an open verdict into the death of a young father who was stabbed in Clacton in December 2011.
21 year old Liam Mears died after he was stabbed in a garden on a house on Wellesley Road during an argument over a friend's bike.
Today (Wednesday 3 July) a coroner at Chelmsford Crown Court said we may never know exactly what happened that night and has recorded an open verdict into his death due to a lack of sufficient evidence.
Essex Police have arrested 12 people as part of their investigation but no one has been charged.
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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