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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Post mortem results: 'fall from height'

A post mortem was carried out on the body of Mrs Stevens yesterday. The results revealed injuries consistent with a fall from height. The circumstances as to how she came to her death remain under investigation.

Shortly before 7am on Thursday 3 January the body of Mrs Stevens was found outside her flat in Baltimore Court, The Drive. Detectives from Surrey and Sussex Major Crime Team continue to investigate the cause of her death.

Police are appealing for anyone who saw or heard anything suspicious in the area of Baltimore Court before 7am on Thursday 3 January to contact Sussex Police on 101 quoting Operation Atlantic or the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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