Two people arrested on suspicion of murder after Bognor Regis man, 32, dies of 'critical injuries'

POLICE have arrested two people on suspicion of murder after a 32-year-old man died after sustaining critical injuries in a serious incident in Bognor.

Monday, 23rd September 2019, 11:01 am
Updated Monday, 23rd September 2019, 11:29 am

The man, who has been formally identified by police as Daniel Weyman, was found injured in Belmont Street, Bognor, where he lived, just before 1.50am yesterday.

He was taken by air ambulance to Southampton General Hospital where he later died on Sunday afternoon, police said.

A man, aged 40, and a woman, aged 35, were later arrested on suspicion of murder, said a Sussex Police spokesman.

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Bognor man Daniel Weyman, who police yesterday confirmed had died. Picture: Sussex Police
Bognor man Daniel Weyman, who police yesterday confirmed had died. Picture: Sussex Police

They are currently in custody for interview and further enquiries.

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Detective Chief Inspector Alex Geldart of the Surrey and Sussex Major Crime Team said: ‘This has been a fast moving investigation as a result of which we have made two arrests, but our thoughts are also with the deceased and his family at this time.

‘They are being supported by specially trained officers.

‘The investigation continues and anyone who may have witnessed the incident or who has any other information that could help us is urged to come forward as soon as possible.

‘If you saw what happened or have any other information, please contact us by calling 101 or online quoting Operation Fairford.’