Sussex police have said at 10:05 this morning they attended a report of an incident on Storrington high street. A Sussex Police spokesperson has said: “Sadly the man was pronounced deceased…There is a heightened police presence, including forensic officers, in the area.”
“It is likely the road will be closed for several hours while the investigation continues. A 78-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in custody.”
“This is an isolated incident and there is no danger to the wider community. The investigation is ongoing.”Anyone with information which could help detectives with their investigation is asked to report it online or by calling 101 quoting Operation Kingscross.”
The deceased’s family are being supported at this difficult at this time by specialist officers, a police spokesperson has said.