A police officer has been dismissed from Essex Police for gross misconduct after admitting criminal offences.
Woman Found Critically Unwell In Buckhurst Hill
Police are investigating how a woman became critically unwell in Buckhurst Hill.
Officers were called to a home on Lower Queens Road at around 10.20pm on Sunday (3 July) after getting calls concerned for the welfare of a woman inside.
The womn, who is in her 50s, was treated by paramedics and then taken to hospital where she is described as being in a "critical condition".
Police say a 27 year-old man is "currently assisting officers with their enquiries".
Senior investigating officer, DCI Marina Ericson said: "We remain at the scene making enquiries and attempting to establish how the woman came to fall unwell.
"I'm keen to speak to anyone who may have heard a disturbance at the address at around 10pm on Sunday evening".
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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