Police are investigating the murder of a man who was fatally assaulted in Eastbourne.
22-year-old Hayley Whittaker, from Polegate, has been charged with murder and is to appear at Eastbourne Magistrates' Court this afternoon.
She was arrested at 1am on Thursday, August 1 at an address in Eastbourne.
Lee Molineau, 46, of no fixed address, died at Hurstwood Park neurological unit in Haywards Heath after he was assaulted six days earlier.
A man who suffered head injuries during an incident in Seaside Road, Eastbourne has now died.
Police are now treating the case as one of murder.
Lee Molineau, 46, of no fixed address, died in the Hurstwood Park neurological unit, Haywards Heath, on Tuesday night.
He had been in a critical condition since the assault on Wednesday, July 24 and his family were at his bedside.
A 46-year-old man suffered head injuries during an assault in Eastbourne.
The local man is still being treated at the Hurstwood Park neurological unit, Haywards Heath, where his condition is critical.
A 25-year-old woman has been charged with causing grevious bodily harm with intent at Eastbourne Magistrates Court on Saturday, July 27.
The victim suffered serious head injuries during the attack between him and two women in Seaside Road just before 11pm on Wednesday, July 24.
Sussex Police say that an unknown man intervened and assaulted the victim before running off.
The man is described as white, in his early 30s, of tanned complexion, 6ft with short cropped hair. He was wearing a white T-shirt, blue jeans and white footwear.
– Ian Pollard, Detective Chief Inspector, Surrey and Sussex Major Crime Team
We are currently following certain lines of enquiry and are still keen to hear from anyone who saw what happened, as well as anyone else who has any other information about the incident.
It is still not clear exactly what caused the altercation, or why the man intervened. We are still seeking the second woman, as well as the man whose description we have issued."