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Pensioner, 73, is arrested on suspicion of murdering woman, 62, in her home in Sussex  - healthyfrog

Pensioner, 73, is arrested on suspicion of murdering woman, 62, in her home in Sussex 

Pensioner, 73, is arrested on suspicion of murdering woman, 62, in her home in Sussex

  • Police were called after body of woman was found at her house in Eastbourne
  • A 73-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder and is in custody 
  • The arrested man and woman are said to know each other, according to police 

A pensioner has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman was found dead in her home. 

Police were called after the body of a 62-year-old woman was found at her house in Eastbourne, East Sussex, around 3.25pm on Friday afternoon. 

A 73-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder and is currently in custody while being interviewed by detectives and as police carry out an investigation. 

Sussex Police said the circumstances of the death at a home in Eastbourne, East Sussex, are being treated as suspicious 

Sussex Police said the circumstances of the death are being treated as suspicious.

The arrested man and woman are said to know each other, according to police. 

A postmortem was due to take place this afternoon. 

Detective Inspector Barry Chandler said: ‘Our thoughts are with the woman’s family at this tragic time for them, but our investigation is at an early stage and we are working to establish the full circumstances of her death.’  

A 73-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder after the body of a woman was found

A 73-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder after the body of a woman was found