Essex

Clacton house collapse: Injured woman dies

The house in Clacton which collapsed following a suspected gas explosion
Image caption Six people were rescued following the explosion

A woman injured when a house collapsed following a suspected gas explosion in Essex has died in hospital.

Andree Maffey, 80, was one of six people rescued from a building in Wellesley Road, Clacton, which was destroyed on 2 April.

Ms Maffey was taken to a specialist burns unit at Broomfield Hospital in Essex, where she died over the weekend, a hospital spokeswoman said.

An investigation into the cause of the blast is still under way.

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