A police officer has been dismissed from Essex Police for gross misconduct after admitting criminal offences.
Man Killed In Tree Crash Near Brentwood Named
Police have released the name of a man who died when his car hit a tree near Brentwood.
20 year-old Ryan McNamara, from Brentwood, died in the crash at the junction of Eagles Way and Hartswood Road in Warley, at around 9.45pm on Tuesday.
A 21 year-old man, who was a passenger in the car, was take to Queen's Hospital in Romford to be treated for minor injuries.
Essex Police said: "Police would like to hear from any witnesses to the collision who they have not yet spoken to or anyone who had seen the car being driven prior to the crash occurring.
"They are particularly keen to speak to the driver of a silver 4x4 who was in the area at the time".
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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