A man from Colchester who befriended and sexually abused a young child has been jailed for seven years.
More Time To Question Man Over Chelmsford Murder
Police have been given more time to question a 24 year-old man over the murder of a pensioner in Chelmsford.
78 year-old Brian Hurry was found dead at his home on Bramwoods Road just after 5pm on Saturday (June 18).
Extra time has been granted for officers to question a 24 year-old man arrested on suspicion of murder.
A 41 year-old woman arrested on suspicion of murder has been released on bail, as has a 20 year-old woman arrested on suspicion of perverting the course of justice.
A 43 year-old man who had also been arrested on suspicion of murder has been told he will not face any charges.
Senior investigating officer, DCI Martin Pasmore, said: "I am appealing for anyone with information that could assist our investigation, particularly any dog walkers or pedestrians who saw a man and a woman walking in the areas between Meadgate Avenue, the River Chelmer and Asda in Chelmer Village, between 6am and 8.45am on Saturday, June 18."
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.
Recently Played Tracks
Now playing: The best feel good music
Deposit £10 to get a £40 Welcome Bonus - That's £50 to play bingo, slots and more!*
Over 50 tracks to make you feel-good. New album out now...
Find your local four day weather report here.
What's happening on the roads where you are?
Make Heart the soundtrack to your day and you could be a winner with great prizes up for grabs throughout the day.
Find out more about some of the companies advertising on Heart.
Get some great ideas on how to advertise your business on radio, online and on mobile.