Tendring praised for support to those affected by flooding threats.
Man Charged With Murder Of Pregnant Woman In Westcliff
A 47 year-old man has been charged with the murder of a pregnant woman who died following a flat fire in Westcliff.
A fire broke out on the ninth floor of a block of flats on Balmoral Road at around 11.15pm on Saturday (7 May).
30 year-old Khabi Abrey suffered life-threatening injuries and was taken for hospital for treatment.
She died two days later.
Essex Police said: "Lillo Troisi, 47, unemployed, of Balmoral Road, Westcliff, has been charged with murder, arson with intent to endanger life and arson being reckless as to whether life was endangered.
"He is due to appear at Southend Magistrates’ Court this morning, Thursday May 12.
"Detectives are continuing to appeal for anyone with information about the fire to call 101 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
"Alternatively they can contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555111 or www.crimestoppers-uk.org".
Flood-threatened residents have expressed relief on Essex's coast as a feared storm surge failed to deliver the chaos expected.
Evacuees escaping a predicted high tide and severe weather, which could cause mass flooding in a small Essex village, have begun arriving at a rest centre.
See the pictures as people start to escape predicted high tide and severe weather, due to hit Jaywick.
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