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Lodger Alan Knight held over Worthing doorway stab death

Osmonde Close, Worthing
Image caption The body of a man, 50, was found in the doorway of a house in Osmonde Close

The lodger of a man who was found stabbed to death in the doorway of a house has been arrested by police.

The 50-year-old victim was found with stab wounds in Osmonde Close, Worthing, on Tuesday afternoon. A knife was found nearby.

Police said they arrested his lodger, Alan Knight, 51, in Lancashire overnight on suspicion of murder.

A police cordon in the Broadwater area is expected to remain until at least the weekend.

The dead man is still to be formally identified.

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