Death at Butlin's holiday park in Bognor Regis

Man dies in holiday park assault Credit: ITV Meridian

Police are appealing for witnesses following the death of a man involved in a fight at a holiday park.

Officers are investigating an altercation which occurred in a bar area at Butlin’s holiday resort, Bognor Regis, shortly before midnight on Friday June 14th.

During the fight the victim, a 52-year-old man from Bedford, was punched in the face and fell to the floor.

He was taken to Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton where he sadly died on Tuesday, June 18th.

A 31-year-old man from Wandsworth, London, was arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm with intent and later bailed until 13 July.

Anyone with information is urged to report to Sussex Police by calling 101 quoting Operation Brockton.

Alternatively they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.