Memorial for Essex policeman

A memorial service will be held today to remember a police officer who was shot dead while going to help a member of the public. Pc Ian Dibell, who was 41, was killed near his home in Clacton when he was off duty on July 9.

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Funeral to be held for PC Ian Dibell

The funeral of PC Ian Dibell, who was shot dead while intervening in an incident while off-duty in Clacton, will take place today.

Pc Ian Dibell was shot and killed in Clacton Credit: Essex Police/PA Wire

He was shot dead earlier this month when he intervened in a dispute between neighbours in the seaside town. The man accused of his murder was later found dead in a cemetery in Essex.

The private funeral of the neighbourhood officer will take place at Weeley Crematorium, near Clacton, Essex. Close police colleagues and friends will be able to attend.

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