A man has been convicted of conspiring to murder his stepfather in a dispute over the sale of the family home in Colchester.
Girl Critically Ill After Garden Wall Collapse
A six-year-old girl is critically ill in hospital after a 6ft garden wall collapsed on her, Essex Police said.
The child was airlifted to the Royal London Hospital in a life-threatening condition after sustaining a severe head injury following the incident in Fleetway, Basildon, on Sunday, a spokesman for the East of England Ambulance Service said.
Emergency services including the Hertfordshire Air Ambulance were called to the scene shortly before 7pm.
An Essex Police spokesman said: "The area has been cordoned off while inquiries into the circumstances of the incident take place.
"The Health and Safety Executive has been notified.
"Our officers are providing support to the girl's family at this difficult time."
People in Essex are being asked to vote for Princes Alexandra Hospital's children's ward to be the winner of a competition to get a new state of the art cinema.
The Cliffs Pavilion has confirmed the stars heading to Essex for this year's festive panto, Jack and the Beanstalk.
Anglian Water has become the first water company to trial thermal imaging drones to detect leaking water pipes.
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