Police release picture of hammer used to murder woman in Sussex

Police have released images of a hammer used to murder a woman in Sussex while she house sat for a friend

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Police release pictures of hammer used to murder woman in Sussex

This hammer was used to murder Valerie Graves Credit: Sussex Police

Police have released these photos of a hammer which they believe is the weapon used to kill Valerie Graves in Bosham.

It was found in Bosham by the search team working on the murder inquiry.

Police want to speak to anyone who recognises this hammer Credit: Sussex Police

Miss Graves was discovered dead in a ground-floor bedroom on the morning of Monday 30 December at the house in Smugglers Lane she was looking after with three other members of her family, while the owners were away.

She died from significant head and facial injuries.

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