Convicted killer from Winchelsea Beach sought by police

Stephen David Lund. Picture from Sussex Police
Stephen David Lund. Picture from Sussex Police

A convicted murderer has gone on the run, sparking a police hunt this week.

Officers are seeking Stephen David Lund, 62, also known as Peter James Lund, who is wanted on recall to prison after his licence for release was revoked.

Sussex Police said Lund was jailed for life at Teesside Crown Court in October 1980 after being found guilty of murder following a trial.

An appeal for information on his whereabouts was launched by the force today (Thursday, October 13).

Lund was released on licence from HM Prison Elmley on the Isle of Sheppey, Kent, last year.

Police added he is since believed to have defrauded a woman of £30,000 and breached his licence in other ways.

His last known address was at a caravan park in Pett Level Road, Winchelsea Beach, but he also has links to north Wales.

Lund, a Mancunian by birth, is described as white, 5ft 10ins tall, of slim build, with blue eyes and short brown thinning hair.

Police said he also speaks with a north-west regional accent.

He is known to wear spectacles and may be in possession of an 02 registered silver Jaguar X-type saloon car.

A warrant for his arrest has been issued by police and anyone seeing Lund is asked not to approach him but to call police immediately on 999.

Anyone knowing of his whereabouts or having other information about him is asked to email 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk or phone 101, quoting reference 1235 of 27/09.

They also have the option of contacting the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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