Colchester burglar jailed for three years and seven months

36-year-old Daniel Cornell sentenced for raids on properties in Colchester Credit: Essex Police

A Colchester burglar who targeted the homes of people while they were on holiday has been jailed for three years and seven months.

Daniel Cornell, who is 36, was sentenced at Chelmsford Crown Court for raids on three properties in the town. He was caught when he tried to sell to second-hand shops.