Essex's PCC is proposing a 3.25% increase in the Essex Police part of Council Tax.
Tribute To Murdered Westcliff Man
The family of a man who was murdered at a property in Westcliff have paid tribute to him.
Jeffrey Shepherd, 50 of Beedell Avenue, Westcliff was attacked in Beedell Avenue on Sunday July 5.
Police say he died of blunt trauma.
His family said: "Jeff was loved by his family and friends and was a doting father to his seven children. He had a good heart and would take care of anyone, even if it meant giving them his last dime. He had a bubbly personality and loved his children with all his heart. He will be sorely missed by us all." Jeff's 10-year-old daughter said: "Daddy I love you."
Carlyle Daley, aged 46 of Beedell Avenue, has been charged with his murder.
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