Man released on police bail until February 17th

A man who was arrested in connection with the murder of a woman who was killed while house sitting for friends in West Sussex has been released on police bail.

Valerie Graves' body was found at the waterside property in Bosham on the 30th December.

The 22-year-old man was arrested on Tuesday night on suspicion of murder.

He will be released on bail until the 17th February.

Valerie had been house sitting with her family whilst her friends were away for Christmas.

Police say she had gone to bed at 10pm on Sunday 29th and was found dead by one of her family members at around 10am the next morning, in the bedroom where she had been sleeping.

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