Man charged following Bexhill murder

Man charged
Man charged

A man has been charged with the murder of a woman in Bexhill on Friday (August 28).

A police statement says that Paul Withers, 21, from Bexhill, is accused of killing 20-year-old Lauren Masters, at her flat in Sutherland Avenue, Bexhill. The couple were known to each other.

He is due to appear before Brighton Magistrates’ Court today (Monday August 31).

Police were called to a report of a disturbance at the flat at 1.35pm.

Detective Chief Inspector Mike Ashcroft, of the Surrey and Sussex Major Crime Team, said: “We are appealing to anyone who heard any disturbance or saw anything suspicious around this time on Friday (29 August) in Sutherland Avenue or the surrounding area to contact police.

“Also we would like to hear from anyone who has any other information which could assist this investigation.”

Contact police on 101 or email 101@sussex.pnn.police.ukquoting Operation Rockingham or ring the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.