UPDATE: Woman bailed after man dies in Worthing hotel

A policewoman at the Chatsworth hotel yesterday morning PHOTO: Eddie Mitchell SUS-150730-134644001
A policewoman at the Chatsworth hotel yesterday morning PHOTO: Eddie Mitchell SUS-150730-134644001

POLICE have bailed a 31-year-old woman on suspicion of possessing cocaine with intent to supply after a man died in a busy Worthing hotel yesterday (Wednesday, July 29).

Police were called to the Chatsworth Hotel, The Steyne, at around 4.15am today following a report that a man – understood to be from Worthing – had collapsed in a room.

Police at the scene PHOTO: Eddie Mitchell SUS-150730-134655001

Police at the scene PHOTO: Eddie Mitchell SUS-150730-134655001

At the time, a spokesman for Sussex Police said: “Paramedics were already present but efforts to revive the 58-year-old man were sadly unsuccessful and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

“The circumstances of his death are currently being treated as unexplained.

“The coroner has been informed.”

Yesterday the force arrested a 31-year-old woman. She has since been bailed until September 30 on suspicion of possessing cocaine, a class A drug, with intent to supply.

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