A police officer has been dismissed from Essex Police for gross misconduct after admitting criminal offences.
Body Of Missing Kayaker Found Off Clacton Coast
The body of kayaker has been recovered after he went missing off the coast of Clacton.
The man fell out of the small craft off Jaywick early on Sunday evening.
A Coastguard helicopter and the Clacton lifeboat have been leading the search since the alarm was raised shortly before 5.30pm.
The kayak was found washed up on rocks and then the man's body was later discovered.
Essex Police said: "A man's body was recovered by the coastguard just before 10pm.
"The body has been identified as that of the missing kayaker, a 21 year-old local man
"His death is not being treated as suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner".
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.
Heart can reveal since so called 'legal highs' were banned last May - Essex Police have made 9 arrests relating to the supply or possession of the drugs.
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