Fire service sex claims investigation

Essex police have launched an investigation into allegations of historic sex abuse within the county's Fire and Rescue Service.

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Firefighter found dead after police interview

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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