Family of 'road rage' victim Don Lock pay tearful tribute to him

The family of 'road rage' murder victim Don Lock said he was "the best" as they thanked those who did everything they could to save him.

Mr Lock, 79, was a great-grandfather who had recently been given the all clear from prostate cancer.

Detectives have found a knife believed to have been used in the killing and have until Sunday night to question a 34-year-old man arrested on suspicion of murder.

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West Sussex road rage murder suspect named

Donald Lock, 79, was killed on Thursday Credit: Sussex Police

The suspect in the road rage murder of pensioner Don Lock has been named as Matthew Daley, 34.

Daley was arrested 18 hours after Mr Lock was stabbed to death an alleged road rage incident in West Sussex.

Police have been granted further time to question the man, from Worthing in Sussex, and have until midnight tonight to complete their enquiries.

Police have another 24 hours to question murder suspect

Police have been granted further time to question a 34-year-old man on suspicion of murdering great-granddad Don Lock.

The suspect was arrested 18 hours after Mr Lock was stabbed to death in an alleged road rage incident in West Sussex.

Sussex Police told a press conference they had until midnight on Sunday to question him further.

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Son pays tribute to 'dearest dad' killed in 'road rage attack'

The son of murdered cyclist Don Lock has paid tribute to his "dearest dad" saying: "Now you are flying high with the seagulls".

The handwritten tribute left by Don Lock's son Andrew. Credit: PA

In a handwritten note, Andrew Lock said his 79-year-old father would be "forever in our hearts". "We will always look up to you. Miss you big time", he added.

A cyclist stops to pay his respects at the spot where Mr Lock died. Credit: PA

A 34-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after Mr Lock was stabbed to death in an alleged road rage attack. He remains in police custody.

Many local residents have laid flowers at the side of the A24 where Mr Lock was stabbed. Credit: PA

Detectives find knife in 'road rage' murder probe

A knife has been found by detectives investigating the murder of Donald Lock - the 79-year-old man killed in a suspected road rage attack.

Donald Lock, 79, was killed on Thursday. Credit: Sussex Police

Sussex Police said the knife had been sent for forensic tests.

A post-mortem confirmed that the great-grandfather - who had recently been given the all-clear from cancer - died from stab wounds.

Detectives are continuing to question a 34-year-old man on suspicion of murder.

Cycling helmet among tributes left to murdered Don Lock

Tributes left to Don Lock at the scene of his murder. Credit: ITV News

Tributes have been left to keen cyclist Don Lock, who was killed after a traffic dispute on the A24 last night.

Amid floral tributes left at the scene of the murder in Findon, West Sussex were a cycling helmet and a bunch of flowers reading: "Ride safe up there Don!"

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Don Lock's widow: 'Married 55 years and it ends like this'

Don Lock's widow Maureen lays flowers at the spot where he died. Credit: ITV News

The widow of 79-year-old Don Lock has paid tribute to her "wonderful husband" as she laid flowers at the spot where he died.

A tearful Maureen Lock told waiting reporters: "We were married for 55 years and it ends like this" as she was comforted by family members.

Police have arrested a 34-year-old man on suspicion of Mr Lock's murder following a manhunt.

Maureen Lock is comforted by family. Credit: ITV News

Pictures show scene of arrest over 'road rage murder'

ITV News cameras captured the scene of the arrest. Credit: ITV News

ITV News cameras captured the scene of a man's arrest over a suspected road-rage murder on the A24.

The 34-year-old man was taking into custody by armed police around two miles from the "frenzied" knife attack which killed 79-year-old Donald Lock last night.

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Family pays tribute to murder victim

Don Lock was stabbed to death last night Credit: Sussex Police

The family of Don Lock has issued the following tribute:

"Don has been a keen cyclist since the age of 12 and had been an active member of the Worthing Excelsior Cycling Club since 1960.

"He was not your typical great grandfather and was still cycling up to 150 miles per week.

"He still holds the club record for the 24-hour time trial having remained unbeaten for 44 years.

"He was full of energy having recently been given the all clear from cancer. Not only was he passionate about cycling but he had also been supporting Brighton and Hove Albion since the 1940s and was a season ticket holder.

"He loved travelling the world with his wife Maureen and he adored his family. He and Maureen had just celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary.

"Don leaves son Andy, daughter Sandra, four grandchildren, and five great grandchildren with the sixth great grandchild due later this year.

"Don had lived in Worthing for 55 years and was a popular member of the community.

"He was hugely loved by his family and friends and could often be called upon for his cycling or travel advice. Words cannot describe how much he will be missed."

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