A town councillor has been charged on suspicion of attempted murder after his wife was found with stab wounds.
Cllr Joseph O’Riordan, 73, of Guardian Court, Brookside Court, Polegate was charged on suspicion of the offence last night (Thursday October 23), police said.
His wife Amanda, 47, was found at the address with stab wounds.
She is in hospital in a critical condition.
He will appear before Brighton magistrates at 10am today (Friday, 24 October).
Police said he currently remains in police custody.