A man from St Leonards who was arrested on suspicion of murdering Jason Martin-Smith and conspiracy to murder Jimmy Millen has been released without any further action.
Detectives arrested the man on February 25 following an investigation into the murders of Mr Martin-Smith and Mr Millen in 2001. Four arrests were made. Mark Searle, 36, from St Leonards, was charged with the murder of Mr Martin-Smith as well as conspiracy to kidnap and perverting the course of justice. Steve McNicol, 42, from Hastings, was charged with the murder of Mr Martin-Smith and conspiracy to kidnap. They will appear before Lewes Crown Court on May 22 to plead. A 46-year-old St Leonards man who was arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to murder Mr Millen was released on bail until May 21.