Loughton hit-and-run: Man arrested for murder over fatal crash

Joe Doe 10-Dec-2019

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering a 12-year-old boy who died in a hit-and-run outside a school. The 51-year-old was also detained on suspicion of the attempted murder of four other teenagers and a 23-year-old woman who were hurt in the crash.

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The events occurred near Debden Park High School in Loughton, Essex, at about 15:20 GMT on Monday. Essex Police said officers were looking for a silver Ford KA that was “likely to have damage to [its] front”.

Earlier, the force took the step of naming Terry Glover, 51, as someone they wanted to speak to in connection with the crash.  It is understood that all the injured children – two 15-year-old boys, a 13-year-old boy, and a girl, 16 – are pupils at the school.

 

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