A police officer shot and killed in an Essex seaside town has been named locally as PC Ian Dibell.
Police believe the gunman, who has so far evaded capture, is 64 year old Peter Reeve.
A press conference is due to be held this evening at Essex Police HQ in Chelmsford where more details are expected to emerge.
Detectives trying to reconstruct the last moments of a gunman who killed an Essex police officer have issued an appeal for information.
A special church service has been held in Clacton today- to help people in the community affected by the murder of PC Ian Dibell.
People living in Clacton-on-Sea have been paying tribute to PC Ian Dibell