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Police step up search for killer

A fatal fire in West Sussex on Thursday is being treated as a murder investigation. A 59-year-old man died in the blaze in Old Glebe, Fernhurst.

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Police asking for public's help to solve murder

Scene of the tragedy in Fernhurst Credit: ITV News Meridian

Detectives investigating the murder of 59-year-old Michael Griffiths in West Sussex on Thursday last week will be asking for help from walkers and drivers in Fernhurst this morning. Police will be talking to people around Mr Griffiths's home in Old Glebe from 6.30am.

Detective Chief Inspector Jeff Riley from the Surrey and Sussex Major Crime Team said: "We are hoping that by talking to people who regular use the roads and footpaths around Michael's house, we might nudge someone's memory about something that just wasn't quite normal or usual."

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