A man from Colchester has been jailed for 25 years for conspiring to murder his stepfather.
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.
The first of the 66 Crossrail trains is in operation from today running on the TFL route between Liverpool Street and Shenfield.
A crackdown, aimed at tackling online child abuse in Essex has seen more than 40 people arrested in the last six months.
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