The dead bodies of two people have been found inside a car in Chelmsford.
Disgraced Essex Peer Released Early
Lord Hanningfield has been released from prison after serving just nine weeks of a nine-month sentence.
Former Tory peer Lord Hanningfield from Chelmsford has been freed from prison after serving only a quarter of their sentences for fiddling their parliamentary expenses.
Lord Hanningfield, 70, received a nine-month sentence in July after falsely claiming nearly £14,000.
Three former Labour MPs jailed over the parliamentary expenses scandal - David Chaytor, Eric Illsley and Jim Devine - have already been released.
Lord Hanningfield is a former pig farmer from West Hanningfield who served as a Lords opposition frontbencher and leader of Essex County Council. He falsely claimed £13,379 in parliamentary expenses for overnight stays in London when he was not in the capital, including one occasion when he was actually on board a flight to India.
It is understood that he was freed under the home detention curfew scheme, which allows prisoners who pose a low risk to be tagged and released early after serving at least a quarter of their sentence.
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