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.
More top news
Meridian weather forecast for the East of the region
Meridian weather forecast for the West of the region
Sussex Police has launched a new app that it hopes will help people gather evidence in instances of hate crime.