POLICE have arrested a man over the murder of a grandmother who was battered to death while she was house-sitting.
Valerie Graves, 55, was found dead at a large family home in Smuggler’s Lane, Bosham, West Sussex, on December 30.
A post mortem found she suffered severe head and facial injuries.
She had been staying at the six-bedroom property with her mother, sister, and children over Christmas.
Detectives at Sussex Police have arrested a man on suspicion of her murder.
The 22-year-old man was held on Tuesday and is in custody.