Man and dog found dead after caravan fire

The burned out caravan was found on land off Maldon Road Credit: ITV Anglia

The bodies of a man and a dog have been found in a burned-out caravan near the Essex coast.

Essex Police are investigating the fire, which is thought to have happened overnight on Saturday on land off Maldon Road in Bradwell.

Officers say the man is thought to be 23, and from Hertfordshire.

A post mortem examination is to be carried out tomorrow. The death's being treated as unexplained.