Paul Taylor, was described as a "sexual predator", has been found guilty at Chelmsford Crown Court of the 1979 murder of Sally McGrath, 22, from Peterborough, and five attacks on other women.
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After what's been the hottest day in the region for almost 10 years there are warnings tonight about the dangers of swimming in open water.
Today was the hottest day of the year so far but temperatures will be down a little tomorrow with the risk of thunder.
A sizzling day for the Anglia region with temperatures rocketing into the mid 30's.