A man has died in hospital following an incident in Harlow last week where he was assaulted.
Concerns For Missing Hutton Pensioner
A search has started for a 69 year-old woman who has gone missing from her home near Brentwood.
Monique Hodgson, from Hutton, was last seen at around 5.30pm on Thursday, 24 March.
Essex Police said: "She is white, 5ft 6ins tall, of slim build and has grey hair.
"She was last seen wearing dark trousers with a dark green coat and carrying a black handbag.
"Monique is considered vulnerable and concerns are growing for her welfare.
"Anyone who knows of her whereabouts is asked to contact officers in Brentwood on 101".
A domestic abuse hub has been officially opened in a bid to provide more support to victims across South Essex.
Around 100 firefighters have been tackling a blaze at a packaging warehouse.
Michael Barrymore is entitled to "more than nominal" damages against Essex Police over his wrongful arrest.
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