Crawley Down murder suspect ‘still in hospital’

A man arrested on suspicion of murdering two women in Crawley Down remains in hospital under police guard.

Friday, 17th January 2020, 10:40 am
Updated Friday, 17th January 2020, 11:03 am

Sussex Police say that the 37-year-old man - who was initially described as being on life support - has now been moved out of intensive care onto a hospital ward.

A spokesman said: “He is no longer in a life threatening/critical condition.

“Police remain with him and when fit to be discharged and detained, he will be interviewed.”

Sussex Police

The man was arrested after two women were found dead outside a property in Hazel Way, Crawley Down on December 22.

Shocked villagers later paid tribute to schoolteacher Amy Appleton, 32, and Sandy Seagrave, 76, who lost their lives in the attack.