December 6 2013 Latest news:
Wednesday, October 2, 2013
A 35-year-old man from Rainham has been sentenced to nine years in prison after raping and sexually assaulting a woman.
Brett Clifford, of Parsonage Road, Rainham, was found guilty of three counts of rape, one of sexual assault and one of attempted rape on Friday at Basildon Crown Court after a five-day trial.
The jury took four hours and 23 minutes to reach their 10-2 verdict.
A 41-year-old man has been stabbed at an address in Harold Hill.