Doctors and health care leaders today announced a new development in the options for future hospital services in mid and south Essex.
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.
Residents are being urged to give their views on the Chelmsford City Growth Package.
A group of 12 men from Essex have been jailed for more than 40 years for a violent attack on a football fan.
Essex Police are carrying out a crack down on knife crime this week.
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