Murder arrest after woman found dead in Hastings

Police searching area around flats
Image caption Police were called to the flats in George Street, Hastings, by neighbours

A 61-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman was found dead in Hastings.

Police found the 55-year-old's body in a communal area outside a block of flats in George Street at about 22:30 GMT on Wednesday.

The officers were called to the scene by neighbours.

A Sussex Police spokesman said the force wanted to hear from anyone who saw the woman in the area before her death.

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