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Man dies after speed boat crash off Essex coast

Essex Police are appealing for information. Credit: ITV News Anglia

A man has died after a speed boat towing a water ski collided with a moored sailing boat off the Essex coast.

Police were called to the incident at Stone Sailing Club, in St Lawrence, on Friday (August 3) at around 9pm.

A man on the speed boat was injured and died at the scene.

The incident has been referred to the Marine Accident Investigation Branch.

Essex Police are appealing for anyone with information to contact them.

Man arrested on suspicion of murder following woman's death in St Lawrence

A 37-year-old man has been arrested following the death of a woman in Essex.

Police were called to Main Road, St Lawrence. Credit: ITV News Anglia

Police were called to reports of a woman with serious injuries a property on Main Road in St Lawrence at 10.45am this morning. The woman was treated by paramedics but died at the scene.

A 37-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder in connection with the incident and remains in police custody.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Essex Police's Brentwood Major Investigation Team on 101.

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