Essex

River Stour arrest men treated in Colchester hospital

Two men who were arrested on suspicion of drug smuggling after being pulled out of a river in Essex are still being treated in hospital.

The pair were released without charge but will be re-arrested when they leave medical care as they are wanted on warrant by Merseyside Crown Court.

The two were pulled from the River Stour in Harwich on Monday.

Three other men were held and released without charge but one was re-arrested as he is also wanted on a warrant.

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