Thursday, September 21, 2023

Police launch investigation after fire officer found dead


THE INDEPENDENT POLICE Complaints Commission (IPCC) has launched an inquiry after a serving fire officer was found dead at his Colchester home, after being interviewed by Essex Police.

Martin Sibley, 48, Keymer Way, Colchester has spent part of his 24-year career as a fire officer at the Tilbury and Grays fire stations.

Father-of-two Martin Sibley, 48, was found dead at his home on Monday.

His death is not being treated as suspicious.

A spokesperson for Essex Police stated: “A man in his forties was found dead in Colchester. The circumstances are not being treated as suspicious. A report has been sent to the coroner.

“As the man had been spoken to shortly before his death, the IPCC has been contacted.

A facebook site pays a number of tributes to Mr Sibley. He is described as a “consummate professional and a devoted father.” and a “fantastic guy who will be missed by many.”


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