A police officer has been dismissed from Essex Police for gross misconduct after admitting criminal offences.
Man Arrested In Grays Over Fatal Stabbing
A man has been arrested in Grays by police investigating a murder in Dagenham.
Officers were called to Selinas Road at around 5.35am yesterday (Sunday 18 May) to reports that a man had been stabbed.
The victim, who is believed to have been 24, was taken to an east London hospital and pronounced dead at around 7.15am.
His next of kin have been informed.
A 38-year-old man was later arrested in connection with the investigation at a property in London and has been released on bail.
A 31-year-old was arrested in Grays in connection with the inquiry and he is currently in custody at an east London police station.
Any witnesses or anyone with any information are asked to call the incident room on 020 8345 1570 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
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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