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Hove death - Woman named

The woman found dead in her flat in Hove yesterday has been named locally as Mary Saunders.

The 71 year old was discovered by police and paramedics in her bedroom at King George VIMansions, Court Farm Road in Hove.

An 85-year old man was taken from the address to the Royal Sussex County Hospital for treatment for minor injuries and has been arrested on suspicion of murder. He is still in custody for interview andfurther enquiries.

Elderly man questioned over wife's death

A postmortem examination is due to be held today on the body of a 71 woman found dead at her home in Hove, East Sussex.

She was found in a bedroom of a flat at King George VI Mansions in CourtFarm Road on Thursday. Her cause of death has not yet been established.

The 85 year old man was taken from the flat to the Royal Sussex County Hospitalfor treatment for minor injuries and has been arrested on suspicion of murder.

He remains in custody facing interview.