A man from Colchester who befriended and sexually abused a young child has been jailed for seven years.
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 man from Colchester has been jailed for 25 years for conspiring to murder his stepfather.
The first of the 66 Crossrail trains is in operation from today running on the TFL route between Liverpool Street and Shenfield.
A crackdown, aimed at tackling online child abuse in Essex has seen more than 40 people arrested in the last six months.
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