A man from Colchester has been jailed for 25 years for conspiring to murder his stepfather.
Southend: Man Charged Over Fatal Stabbing
A 34-year-old man has been charged with murder and attempted murder after two elderly people were stabbed in Southend.
A man and woman in their 80s received knife wounds at a sheltered accommodation flat on Burr Hill Chase on Thursday afternoon (14 November).
The man, 84-year-old John Anker, died at the scene.
His 81-year-old wife is in a stable condition in hospital.
34-year-old Anthony Winter, of Westborough Road in Westcliff, has been charged with murder and attempted murder and will appear at Chlemsford Magistrates Court this morning (Saturday 16 November 16).
He has been remanded in custody prior to his appearance.
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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