A man from Colchester has been jailed for 25 years for conspiring to murder his stepfather.
Southend: Backpacker Death
A 23 year-old woman from Essex has died after reportedly drinking poisoned alcohol while backpacking in Indonesia.
It's thought Cheznye Emmons from Great Wakering died after drinking methanol on April 25th, after buying a bottle of what she thought was gin.
The former South Essex College student had been travelling through Asia with her boyfriend Joe Cook, paying triubute on Facebook he said: 'I feel so lost and empty.'
A Chezyne Emmons Memorial and Fundraising page has been set up on Facebook, where tributes have been pouring in:
'I love you so much Chez! I still can't take this horrible news in. You will always have a special place in my heart, I miss you so much it hurts.'
'So sorry to hear this sad news. Always remember her beautiful smile and the funny days we had in college.'
'So sad! Such a beautiful girl, far to young to be taken from us :( sweet dreams darling'.
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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