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Man arrested as murder investigation launched in Eastbourne

14 Jun, 2018 12:31 News Witness Appeals

Police investigating the death of a woman on Eastbourne seafront have confirmed that they have arrested a man on suspicion of murder.

On Tuesday morning (June 12) at 2.55am, officers attended the seafront promenade at Eastbourne in the area of the B2103 King Edward Parade where the body of a 40-year-old woman was found in a seafront shelter.

A 38-year-old man of no fixed address has been arrested on suspicion of murder and robbery and remained in custody on Thursday lunchtime (June 14). Enquiries are ongoing.

Police have asked for anyone who may have information about the incident to contact officers online or by calling 101, quoting Operation Casio. Alternatively, please contact Crimestoppers or call the independent charity anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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