A man from Colchester has been jailed for 25 years for conspiring to murder his stepfather.
Colchester: Man Charged Over Musician's Murder
A teenager has been charged with murdering a songwriter in Colchester.
Jack Hummerstone is accused of the murder of Thomas Brittain in a flat in Colchester, in March.
He is due at Chelmsford Magistrates Court today (Monday April 15th).
The 18-year-old, of no fixed address, was arrested in Islington, north London, at 3am yesterday.
He has also been charged with grevious bodily harm with intent and possession of a firearm with intent to endanger life.
Mr Brittain, 26, from Essex, died after being stabbed in the early hours of March 9th.
He was a songwriter and local music producer also known as Twister.
A 22-year-old man from London who was arrested yesterday on suspicion of assisting an offender has been released on police bail pending further inquiries until May 30.
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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