Man taken to hospital after being shot outside a boxing event at the Brentwood Centre.
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'.
A woman in her 20's has been threatened and robbed by a gunman in Colchester.
Chairman of luxury property group has been accused of fraud by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO).
The people of Essex are being urged to have their say in the potential change in the way Essex Police and Essex County Fire & Rescue Service is governed.
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