Terry Davies fire death: Man arrested on suspicion of murder

  • 7 February 2014
  • From the section Sussex
Terry Davies and his girlfriend Kerry Image copyright Sussex Police
Image caption Terry Davies died in his one-bedroom flat in the arson attack on the building

A man has been arrested after a fire in West Sussex which killed a 24-year-old man with learning difficulties.

Terry Davies died in the blaze at the flats in South Terrace, Littlehampton, on 12 September 2013.

A post-mortem examination showed he died from the effects of breathing in smoke. Four other people needed hospital treatment.

A 29-year-old man from Bognor who was arrested on suspicion of murder has been bailed until 20 March.

The fire, which had been started with white spirit, is being treated as arson.

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