A man killed when a car ploughed into a pub has been named locally. Stuart McClung, 36, was a "gentle giant" and his death has been "devastating for the community", said a friend. He is also being held on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm, death by dangerous driving and assault. Chris Hease paid tribute to his friend, saying he was "such a good soul" and would be "missed so much".
Just a really, really nice guy," said Mr Hease. Three others who had been at the pub were taken to hospital, including a year-old man who suffered life-changing injuries.
A year-old woman and a year-old man were treated for minor injuries. The team at The Spinnaker paid tribute, writing on Facebook: "We are devastated that a wonderful talented young man has lost his life through no fault of his own and pass on our condolences to his family, girlfriend and friends.
Police want to hear from anybody who saw a white Nissan Qashqai in the area before the crash, and anybody who was in the pub who has not already been in touch. A year-old man has been arrested on suspicion fkr murder. Related Topics.
Colchester Essex Police.