A man from Colchester has been jailed for 25 years for conspiring to murder his stepfather.
Woman Charged Over Death Of Boy Killed By Dog
A woman has been charged over the death of a three-year-old boy who was attacked by a dog in Essex.
Jade Dunne, 29, has been charged with owning a dog dangerously out of control that resulted in the death of three-year-old Dexter Neal, Essex Police said.
Dexter died after he was bitten at Dunne's home in Halstead last August.
The dog, an American Bulldog named Ruby, was seized by officers and later destroyed.
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Dunne, of Parker Way, Halstead, has been released on bail to appear at Colchester Magistrates' Court on March 27th.
Dexter was attacked on the afternoon of August 18th last year.
Neighbours described hearing "terrible screams" as a man tried to save the toddler inside the house and the boy's mother distraught in the front garden.
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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