A man from Colchester who befriended and sexually abused a young child has been jailed for seven years.
Tribute Paid To Southend Murder Victim
The family of a man murdered in Southend last week have paid tribute to him.
The family of Hassan Mohammed, who was murdered in Southend last week, have said that no words can describe what they have been going through since his death.
In a tribute released, his family said: "Hassan was a very friendly, caring person. He grew from a boy into a man and was a protector and best friend to his family. He was loved by all but especially by his two nieces who adored their Uncle Hass immensely.
"We pray that justice is served and that he soon will be able to rest in peace."
An 18 year old, from North London is due in court this morning, charged with Hassan's murder.
A man from Colchester has been jailed for 25 years for conspiring to murder his stepfather.
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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