Boys arrested on suspicion of murdering Connor Saunders face no action

SUSSEX Police said a 13-year-old boy and a 14-year-old boy, both arrested on suspicion of murder following the death of Connor Saunders, have been informed no further action taken will be taken against them at this time.

On Saturday April 14, 19-year-old Connor Saunders was assaulted in West Street, Rottingdean. Connor sadly died in hospital the following day.

A 14-year-old boy, who cannot be named for legal reasons, has been charged with the manslaughter of Connor and is due to appear in court on April 24.

Anyone with information about the incident who has not yet spoken to police is asked to contact Sussex Police on 101 quoting Operation Markby or the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.