Three people have been arrested after anti-deportation protesters locked themselves to a plane at Stansted Airport.
Inquest To Open In Death Of Basildon Man
An inquest is due to open today into the death of a man found in a burned out car in Basildon.
The body of 30 year-old Vilson Meshi was discovered in a grey Audi A4 parked on Pincey Mead, near Pitsea Road, at around 5pm on Saturday (27 February).
A postmortem examination was carried yesterday out on the body of Mr Meshi, who lived on Pincey Mead but most recently resided in Glossop in Manchester.
It showed he had died from "smoke inhilation".
Police are treating his death as murder.
A police officer has been dismissed from Essex Police for gross misconduct after admitting criminal offences.
A five-year-old boy has suffered life-threatening injuries when a suspected learner driver crashed into him in Saffron Walden.
A man who set a fire on the ninth floor of a block of flats in Southend, killing a neighbour and her unborn child, has been made subject of a hospital order.
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