Murder investigation launched in Worthing

A murder investigation has been launched after a man was found dead in Worthing this afternoon, police have said.

Tuesday, 9th August 2016, 7:51 pm
Updated Friday, 8th June 2018, 3:14 am
Police have taped off the scene at Osmonde Road. Photo: Eddie Mitchell.

Police said they were called to Osmonde Close at 12.15pm after the man’s body was discovered in a doorway.

According to police, the body was lying inside the house and police officers had to break in to gain access.

Detective chief inspector Tanya Jones said: “Sadly, the man, in his early 50s, was dead and we are currently awaiting an indication of when he died. He is believed to have been stabbed and we have recovered a knife from the scene.”

Police have taped off the scene at Osmonde Road. Photo: Eddie Mitchell.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to email [email protected] or call 101 quoting Operation Waterhouse.

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