15 year-old boy has been charged with the manslaughter of Polish man Arkadiusz Jozwik
Southend: Fears For Missing Swimmer
Police are trying to contact the family of a man believed to be missing at sea after his clothes were found on a beach in Southend.
The Coastguard, RNLI and police marine unit launched a major search along the coast off Southend at 11.30am yesterday (Thursday August 30th).
An RAF helicopter was deployed along with two lifeboats and a police boat after members of the public spotted a man in difficulty in the water.
Clothing and personal items were found nearby.
But a Coastguard spokesman said: "After a comprehensive search nothing was found and units were stood down.''
Police say the items found belong to a 52-year-old man from London and officers are trying to locate his next of kin.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at Southend on 101.
Drivers in Essex are being urged to slow down when it's raining - after 5 deaths and 69 serious injuries on the county's roads in the last year.
A new service is now available in Essex, providing a single point of contact for victims and survivors of sexual violence and child sexual abuse.
More than 100 people have lost their lives through suicide in prisons in England and Wales so far this year - nine at Chelmsford Prison.
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