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IN today's Gazette: Thomas "was killed over drugs"
8:12am Wednesday 28th August 2013 in News
In today's Gazette: THE brother of a man killed in a Colchester flat has told a court he tried to save him from drug dealers.
Matthew Brittain was giving evidence in the trial following the death of his brother, Thomas. Teenagers Jack Hummerstone, of London, and Andre Vella, ofVillage Way, Kirby Cross, both deny murder.
* Romantic Dale Connelly forked out a lot of dough to propose to his girlfriend Catherine Scott - on a pizza.
Dale, a gardener from Colchester, commissioned the meal from Pizza Express with a special message on the topping asking Catherine to start their happy ever after.
* A MUM has told of her nightmare after crook Adam Duke stole family heirlooms and a camcorder with footage of her son's first steps.
Stacey McCarthy relieved the ordeal after Duke, 19, of Mascot Square, Colchester, admitted burglary at Colchester Court.
* Smash and grab raiders broke into Dedham's Co-op shop with a sledgehammer before escaping with £1,600 worth of cigarettes.
For more on these and other great stories, see today's Gazette. There is always more in the paper than there is online.
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