A man from Colchester who befriended and sexually abused a young child has been jailed for seven years.
Two Men Arrested Over Wivenhoe Murder
Two men have been arrested over the murder of a man near Colchester.
A man in his 30s was found dead inside a property on Denham Close in Wivenhoe shortly before 3.50pm yesterday (Monday, 6 June).
A 30 year-old man from Colchester was arrested on suspicion of murder near the scene shortly after. A second man, who is 37 and also from Colchester, has also been arrested.
Police cordoned off the area for forensic examinations.
Detective Chief Inspector Stephen Jennings said: "Our enquiries are continuing and I would like to speak to anyone who may have seen any suspicious activity in the area of Denham Close this afternoon to come forward and speak to my officers.
"They may have some vital information which could assist the investigation.
"We have made two arrests and are not looking for anybody else in relation to the incident at this time but are still keen to talk to any potential witnesses.
"We believe all the people involved were known to each other".
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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