15 year-old boy has been charged with the manslaughter of Polish man Arkadiusz Jozwik
Southend: Justice For Assault Victim
Detectives in Southend finally get justice for assault victim despite the suspect being on the run for three years.
A Southend woman who went on the run in 2011 after being charged with assault has been jailed for 4 years after being extradited to the UK.
Martina McGrathThe victim of the assault was left needing 8 staples in his head after the violent attack involving an asp, pin hammer and wooden stick.
After being charged with the offence in 2011, Martina McGrath breached her bail and went on the run. She was featured in a BBC Crimewatch appeal in April 2013, where a number of people came forward to say that she was in Limerick in Ireland.
From this information, a European arrest warrant was obtained and she was extradited back to the UK in March of this year. She pleaded guilty to wounding with intent and possessing an offensive weapon on Wednesday April 16 and was sentenced to 4 years imprisonment
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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