Body found in Essex manhunt

A forensic officer works in a cordon in the churchyard at All Saints Church in Writtle, Chelmsford. Credit: ITV News

Police hunting for a man suspected of killing an off-duty officer are searching a village green following the discovery of a body.

Pc Ian Dibell was shot dead and a member of the public sustained leg injuries after a gunman struck in a residential street in the seaside town of Clacton in Essex yesterday.

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Tributes To Essex PC

The Chief Constable of Essex Police has paid tribute to the officer who was shot dead in Clacton on Monday.