A man from Thurrock is suing Southend Hospital after he contracted a flesh eating superbug following a routine prostate operation.
Halstead - Toddler Victim Named As Dexter Neal
Essex Police investigating the death of a 3 year-old boy after being attacked by a dog, say he was Dexter Neal from Ronald Road in Halstead.
Dexter (pictured), sustained injuries after being bitten by a dog in a property at around 5.40pm yesterday (Thurs 18th Aug)
The 3 year-old was airlifted to Addenbrooke's Hospital, where he later died of his injuries, later that evening.
A 29 year-old woman from Halstead has been arrested for allowing a dog to be dangerously out of control injuring a person. She remains in police custody.
The dog has been seized by police and placed in kennels. The breed of the dog has been identified as an American Bulldog.
Essex Police have been ranked the worst in England and Wales for victim satisfaction in the past year.
The deaths of two people found inside a car in Chelmsford on Monday, are not being treated as suspicious.
Essex County Council is calling on the Government to delay plans to cut funding to education.
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