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Man is arrested on suspicion of murder after 29-year-old woman is found dead in flat 

Man is arrested on suspicion of murder after 29-year-old woman is found dead in flat

  • Officers rushed to reports of a disturbance at the property in Bexhill, East Sussex
  • A woman, 29,  was pronounced dead at the scene, with a man, 36, arrested
  • The pair were known to each other and police are not looking for anyone else in connection to the murder

A 36-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a 29-year-old woman was found dead inside a flat in East Sussex in the early hours of this morning.

Officers rushed to the scene over reports of a disturbance at the property on London Road in the seaside town of Bexhill at 12.30am on Sunday.    

A Sussex Police spokesperson said: ‘Police have arrested a man on suspicion of murder after an incident at a Bexhill flat.

Officers rushed to the scene over reports of a disturbance at the property on London Road (pictured) in the seaside town of Bexhill at 12.30am on Sunday

‘At 12.35am on Sunday (July 21), officers were called to a disturbance at a flat in London Road, Bexhill.  

‘A 29-year-old woman was sadly found dead at the address and a 36-year-old man was arrested there on suspicion of murder. He is currently in custody for interview and further enquiries.

‘Both people were known to each other and police are not looking for anyone else in connection with this investigation.

‘Officers from the Surrey and Sussex Major Crime Team are investigating and no further information is available at this stage.’

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