A man has been convicted of conspiring to murder his stepfather in a dispute over the sale of the family home in Colchester.
Westcliff: Police Launch Murder Investigation
Essex Police have launched a murder investigation after a man's body was found in Westcliff.
Officers entered a flat on Station Road in Westcliff shortly before 1pm yesterday (Tuesday, January 10th) following concerns for the welfare of a man inside.
Inside they found the body of man in his 50s from the Southend area.
A property remains a crime scene and a forensic examination continues.
Last night a 38-year-old man from the Southend area and a 32-year-old woman from Southend were arrested on suspicion of murder and are being questioned by detectives at separate police stations in south Essex.
A formal identification of the body is expected to take place later today and a post-mortem examination will also be undertaken in due course.
People in Essex are being asked to vote for Princes Alexandra Hospital's children's ward to be the winner of a competition to get a new state of the art cinema.
The Cliffs Pavilion has confirmed the stars heading to Essex for this year's festive panto, Jack and the Beanstalk.
Anglian Water has become the first water company to trial thermal imaging drones to detect leaking water pipes.
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