Essex firefighter Martin Sibley funeral is held in Colchester

Martin Sibley Martin Sibley had spoken with police shortly before he was found hanged at his Colchester home

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A fire service funeral has been held for a firefighter found hanged at his Essex home.

Martin Sibley, 48, of Colchester, died in June.

His coffin was carried on an old style turntable ladder accompanied by other fire engines.

His family, friends and colleagues were present for the funeral at Colchester Crematorium where a Guard of Honour was formed. An inquest into Mr Sibley's death has been opened and adjourned.

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