Pet owner Andrew Summerfield has been jailed for 26 weeks by Colchester Magistrates for killing his dog Barney.
Summerfield admitted shooting the bull terrier 10 times then hitting him with a meat cleaver.
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A woman in her 20s has died after the car she was driving crashed into a water-filled ditch. Her passenger managed to escape.
A bright start but there's rain on the way.