Man Charged with Murder in Worthing

A man has been charged with murder after the body of a man was found in Worthing.

Emergency services were called to an address in St Botolph’s Road at about 6.30pm on Friday, March 22.

Sadly, the body of a 72-year-old local man was found. His next of kin were informed and are being supported by specialist officers.

Sussex Police can confirm that Sukhjit Bains, 46, of Brighton Road, Southgate, Crawley, was arrested.

He has been charged with murder, and appeared before Crawley Magistrates’ Court on Monday, March 25 to answer the charge.

Bains was remanded in custody to appear before Lewes Crown Court on Tuesday, March 26.

Senior Investigating Officer Detective Inspector Amanda Zinyama said: “Our thoughts continue to be with the family at this extremely difficult time.

“Sukhjit Bains has been charged with murder.

“Further witnesses or anyone with information about what happened is asked to come forward to Sussex Police, and quote Operation Orchid.”

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