Newhaven: Man charged with couple’s murder after bodies foundon June 11, 2023 at 7:13 am

- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -

Derek Martin, 64, also known as Derek Glenn, of Brighton, is charged with two counts of murder.

Police at scene of Newhaven murderImage source, Eddie Mitchell

A man has been charged with the murder of a married couple in East Sussex, police have confirmed.

The bodies of a 33-year-old man and a 30-year-old woman were discovered after police were called to a house in Lewes Road, in Newhaven, on Friday night.

Derek Martin, 64, also known as Derek Glenn, of Moulsecoomb Way, Brighton, has been charged with two counts of murder.

He is due to appear at Brighton Magistrates’ Court on Monday.

Police at scene of Newhaven murder

Image source, Eddie Mitchell

Det Ch Insp Kimball Edey, of the Surrey and Sussex Major Crime Team, said: “Our thoughts remain with the families of the two victims at this extremely difficult time.

“While our work to establish the exact circumstances of what happened are ongoing, we are not seeking anyone else in connection with the matter.

“I’d like to thank the public for their understanding and remind them not to speculate or comment on anything which could jeopardise our investigation in the meantime.”

The victims’ next of kin have been informed.

Presentational grey line

Follow BBC South East on Facebook, on Twitter, and on Instagram. Send your story ideas to

Related Topics

Related Internet Links

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites.
- Advertisement -




Sutton: Four children die in south London house fireon December 17, 2021 at 12:11 am

The cause of the fire, which began on Thursday evening, is unknown; the victims are thought to be related.Image source, PA MediaFour young children...

Match of the Day analysis: How Man City leapfrogged Liverpoolon April 20, 2022 at 10:52 pm

Match of the Day pundits Gary Lineker, Alan Shearer and Micah Richards discuss Manchester City's win over Brighton that took them back top of...

Prince William meets crash survivor he helped saveon June 2, 2023 at 7:39 pm

Jack Beeton says it is "lovely" to meet the Prince of Wales, who helped save him when he was a pilot.Image source, Kensington PalaceBy...

Covid: Plan B measures for England and adviser quits in party video rowon December 8, 2021 at 7:42 pm

Five things you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic this Wednesday evening.Here are five things you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic...

Russia seizes control of Danone and Carlsberg operationson July 17, 2023 at 2:58 am

Under a new order, the Danone and Carslberg units have been put in "temporary management" of the state.Image source, ReutersBy Annabelle LiangBusiness reporterRussia has...