15 year-old boy has been charged with the manslaughter of Polish man Arkadiusz Jozwik
Southend: Two Dead Following Car Fire
Two people have died following a car fire near Southend.
Emergency services were called to Thorpe Bay Esplanade at around 5.20pm yesterday (Tuesday 3 December).
The fire was put out by 5.50pm but two people died at the scene.
Essex Police say they think the two people who died are a mother and her son.
Officers believe 45 year-old Catherine Mhlaba may have started the fire which killed herself and 16 year-old Beki Ali.
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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