Police waiting to question man in murder probe

Police are waiting to speak to a 50-year-old man after a woman's body was found in Herstmonceux yesterday (Monday, March 21).

Tuesday, 22nd March 2016, 10:12 am
Updated Tuesday, 22nd March 2016, 10:53 am
Police have launched a murder investigation after the discovery of a woman's body in Herstmonceux. Photo by Eddie Mitchell.

A murder investigation was launched after police discovered the body at an address in West End, shortly before 11.30am.

Detectives are waiting to speak to a 50-year-old man from Battle, known to the woman, who is currently being treated at the Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton, for serious injuries.

No more details are available at this time.

Police have launched a murder investigation after the discovery of a woman's body in Herstmonceux. Photo by Eddie Mitchell.

Anyone who saw anything suspicious or who may have other relevant information is asked to email [email protected] or phone 101, quoting Operation Partridge.

Alternatively they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 (www.crimestoppers-uk.org).

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Police have launched a murder investigation after the discovery of a woman's body in Herstmonceux. Photo by Eddie Mitchell.
Police have launched a murder investigation after the discovery of a woman's body in Herstmonceux. Photo by Eddie Mitchell.
Police have launched a murder investigation after the discovery of a woman's body in Herstmonceux. Photo by Eddie Mitchell.