A firefighter was found dead at his home in Colchester on Monday, shortly after being interviewed by police in connection with a sex abuse investigation.
Police are not treating the case as suspicious. The death has been referred to the Independent Police Complaints Commission because of the police contact.
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A dry and sunny start to the morning but there is the chance of some heavy showers later with highs today of 23 deg C (73 deg F).
Today will be a dry day for most with some sunny spells although heavy, thundery rain may affect eastern areas for a time in the morning.
After a night of thunderstorms across the East, this afternoon and this evening will stay calm, warm and sunny.