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Police get more time to quiz Sussex murder suspect

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image captionSearches of the nursery and the surrounding rural area are under way

Police have been given a second time extension to question a man arrested over the murder of a man found at a plant nursery in Sussex.

The body of a 45-year-old Romanian, who has not been named, was discovered off Almodington Lane, Batchmere, near Chichester, on Sunday.

Sussex Police now have until midnight to charge or release a 53-year-old man, also from Romania.

The victim was discovered with several stab wounds.

It is believed the he had been staying at the site.

Police have appealed for anyone with information to contact officers.

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