Clacton mourns murdered PC

A policeman has been shot dead in Clacton-on-Sea after apparently intervening in a row between neighbours. The man police were hunting has been found dead in Writtle.

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Policeman murdered: Suspect's picture

Murder suspect Peter Reeve is still at large Credit: Essex Police

Essex Police investigating the murder of a policeman who was gunned down in Clacton-on-Sea have issued a photograph of suspected gunman Peter Reeve.

People living in the area are being warned not to approach him.

A major manhunt involving armed officers is now underway in the seaside town.

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