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Missing Chelmsford woman found

Missing Chelmsford woman Carlie Johnson has been found by police in London. Credit: Essex Police

Carlie Johnson who went missing in London on Friday has been found, according to Essex Police.

28-year-old Carlie had been on a night out in the capital but failed to return home.

The police had issued a CCTV image of her pictured with a man.

But this afternoon they announced she was with officers in London and the search had been called off.

Court told a jealous husband used his Mercedes to kill wife's boyfriend


A jealous husband repeatedly hit and killed his estranged wife's boyfriend with his car in Chelmsford after using tracking devices to hunt the new couple down, a court has heard.

Taxi firm owner Nasser Rezaie was driving a Mercedes S Class when he allegedly killed fellow cabbie and mechanic Allan Frampton, 60, in a quiet cul-de-sac.

The 63-year-old, from Petersfield, Chelmsford, is standing trial after denying the murder in Osea Way on May 9.

Opening the case at Chelmsford Crown Court, prosecutor Peter Gair told jurors the killing was premeditated and the culmination of months of threats towards his wife Jane Rezaie and her new partner Mr Frampton.

The court heard that Rezaie had fitted tracking devices to his wife's car. These sent alerts about her location to his mobile phone so he could follow her every movement - eventually tracking them down on the day of the alleged murder.

The case continues


Police searching for missing man in Essex

Harry Grehan, 27, is missing from his home in Chelmsford. Credit: Essex Police

Police say they're concerned for the welfare of man who has went missing from Chelmsford on Thursday evening.

Harry Grehan, 27, was last seen at around 6pm on Thursday 8 October. He is described as white, of slim build and 5ft 6ins tall. He has ginger hair and a beard. He was last seen wearing a blue knitted hooded jumper with black waterproof trousers.

Police say there is some suggestion he may be sleeping in a tent in the Chelmsford area.

Massive steel beams lifted into place for latest stage of viaduct construction

How the new Chelmer Viaduct will look. Credit: Essex County Council.

The latest stage of a £28m project to replace the Chelmer Viaduct in Essex has begun.

From today, cranes will be putting huge steel beams - weighing up to 52 tonnes each - in place across the river. They will form the new bridge deck of the viaduct across the River Chelmer at Chelmsford.

The work - which includes the demolition or the existing viaduct, three lanes of carriageway and a shared footway and cycleway - is due to finish next winter.

Man due in court charged with firearms offence

A man is due to appear in court today charged with a firearms offence after an incident in Harlow at the weekend.

Essex Police were called to the Willowfield area of Harlow on Sunday afternoon. They have charged 25-year-old Shea Kenny of Abbeydale Close in Harlow with grievous bodily harm with intent, and possession of a firearm with intent to endanger life. He has been remanded in custody to appear at Chelmsford Magistrates’ Court.

Five other men who were arrested in connection with the incident were questioned and later released without charge, and face no further police action.


20th V Festival gets underway in Chelmsford

The 20th V Festival in Chelmsford is getting underway with 70,000 people expected over the weekend.

This year Essex Police will be targeting 'legal highs' and will have officers monitoring the entrances and exits.

ITV News Anglia's Serena Sandhu has spent the day at the festival as preparations continue for a weekend of music.

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