Girl, 14, arrested over murder of man in West Sussex

Telegraph reporters
·1-min read

Police officer cleared of murdering lover but faces jail for manslaughter

Police officers search bushes at the scene for evidence - Kirsty O'Connor /PA
Police officers search bushes at the scene for evidence - Kirsty O'Connor /PA

A 14-year-old girl has been arrested over the murder of a man in West Sussex.

Emergency services were called to Russell Way in Three Bridges, Crawley at 9pm on Tuesday where they found a 24-year-old man with serious injuries, Sussex Police said in a statement.

Despite being treated by paramedics and an air ambulance doctor, he later died at the scene.

Watch: Brothers prevented from comforting their mother at father's funeral due to COVID rules

Police said a 14-year-old girl from Crawley was arrested in south London around 10.20pm on Wednesday on suspicion of murder.

A 21-year-old man from London was also arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender.

Anyone with information is asked to report online at sussex.police.uk or call 101 quoting Operation Parkhead.

Watch: Police officer cleared of murdering lover but faces jail for manslaughter