A police officer has been dismissed from Essex Police for gross misconduct after admitting criminal offences.
Wivenhoe Murder Victim Identified
Police investigating the murder of a man in Wivenhoe have provisionally identified the victim as 35 year-old Paul Olney.
A man was found dead at a property on Denham Close at around 3.50pm yesterday.
A postmortem examination is due to take place today.
Detective Chief Inspector Stephen Jennings said: "I would like to hear from anyone who may have known Paul Olney who might be able to assist us with our enquiries".
The two men aged 30 and 37, and both from Colchester, arrested on suspicion of murder are still being questioned.
Officers are asking anybody with any information or anybody who witnessed anything suspicious in the Denham Close area yesterday is asked to contact Essex Police on 101 or independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
A five-year-old boy has suffered life-threatening injuries when a suspected learner driver crashed into him in Saffron Walden.
A man who set a fire on the ninth floor of a block of flats in Southend, killing a neighbour and her unborn child, has been made subject of a hospital order.
Heart can reveal since so called 'legal highs' were banned last May - Essex Police have made 9 arrests relating to the supply or possession of the drugs.
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