Man, 64, arrested on suspicion of double murder after Sussex deaths | UK | News

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Police officers attended a property in Newhaven, East Sussex, shortly after 7pm on Friday, following a report of a murder, and found a man, 33, and a woman, 30, dead inside.

Forensic officers were seen scouring the property and a nearby cemetery today.

The suspect from Brighton was arrested on suspicion of their murders and he remains in police custody.

Detective Chief Inspector Kimball Edey said: “We are in the early stages of this fast-moving investigation, following a tragic incident in which two people have sadly lost their lives.

“A suspect was swiftly taken into custody and at this stage we are not looking for anyone else in relation to this matter.

“I understand this will be alarming to the community and there will be an increased police presence in the area for some time.

“I would like to thank the public for their patience and understanding while we establish the full circumstances.”

The two victims were pronounced dead at the scene and police said their next of kin have been informed.

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