A police officer has been dismissed from Essex Police for gross misconduct after admitting criminal offences.
Man Charged Over Murder Of Woman In Clacton
A man has been charged with murder after a woman was found dead in a house in Clacton.
Scott Hilling, 25, was arrested on Friday night after the grim discovery was made at the property in Old Road, earlier that day.
The suspect, of no fixed abode, has been remanded in custody to appear at Colchester Magistrates Court on Monday morning.
Essex Police officers were called to the house just after 10.50am after concerns were raised for the welfare of a resident.
They found the woman, believed to be in her late 50s, dead inside.
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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