Essex: Memorial service to honour Pc Ian Dibell to be held on Wednesday

A MEMORIAL service to honour heroic Essex police officer Ian Dibell will take place on Wednesday.

It’s being held at St James Church, Tower Road, Clacton, from 3pm.

The 41-year-old was killed near his home in Clacton, Essex, while he was off duty on July 9.

It is thought he was going to the aid of Trevor Marshall, 48, who was injured in the attack.

His suspected killer, Peter Reeve, 64, shot himself dead in a churchyard in Writtle, near Chelmsford, the following day.

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Wednesday’s memorial service will include an Essex Police guard of honour at the entrance to the church.

There will be tributes from Jim Barker-McCardle, chief constable of Essex Police, and members of Pc Dibell’s family.

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