Family speak of 'tragic loss'

The family of an 88-year-old woman who was found dead in a street have spoken of their "tragic loss" as a man is released on bail after being questioned by police on suspicion of her murder.

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Detectives given extra time to question man

Detectives investigating the death of a 88-year-old woman in Hove have been given extra time to question a man in custody. Magistrates granted officers extra time, meaning a 49-year-old man arrested on suspicion of murder can be held by police until tonight (Saturday 5 January).

Although formal identification has not yet taken place, the woman is believed to be Evelyn Stevens of The Drive, Hove.


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