A vicar has admitted downloading a horde of images showing the sexual abuse of children.
Peter Low, 65, of Crescent Road, Heybridge, served as the vicar of Heybridge and Langford Parishes, but was suspended when the images were discovered in July last year.
He was charged with three counts of possession of indecent images of children and one count of possession of a prohibited image of a child and pleaded guilty to the offences at Chelmsford Crown Court this morning.
A spokesman for the Diocese of Chelmsford said: “The Diocese of Chelmsford, where he had been working, took the police investigation extremely seriously, and worked closely with the police.
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