Essex

Man charged with murder of Anthony Prickett in Essex

Anthony Prickett
Image caption Anthony Prickett was found shot and later died in hospital

A 36-year-old man from Essex has been charged with murder and four offences of possessing firearms and ammunition.

Anthony Prickett, 42, was found in Park Road, St Osyth, last Thursday and died later in hospital.

Darren Jewell, 36, of John Street, Brightlingsea, has been charged with his murder and is due at Colchester Magistrates' Court on Tuesday.

A 59-year-old man and a 48-year-old woman arrested in connection with the shooting have been released on bail.

The man and woman were arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to murder and have been bailed until 6 July.

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