BOSHAM MURDER: Police launch website to track down killer



DETECTIVES investigating the murder of Valerie Graves in Bosham have launched a dedicated website for the case today (August 5).

There have been no updates on the case, which has gone unsolved for seven months, since its appearance on BBC1 show Crimewatch in April.

Detective Superintendent Nick May of Surrey and Sussex Major Crime Team said: “It is seven months since Valerie was brutally murdered while house sitting in Bosham.

“We continue to have a significant number of officers and staff working on the investigation. This inquiry remains a priority for the force.

“We are determined to get justice for Valerie and her family and this case will remain open until we do so.

“This new website should keep the investigation in the public’s mind as well as continuing to appeal for information. The website offers different ways for the public to contact us and we are offering a £10,000 reward for information which leads to the arrest and conviction of the killer.”

Valerie Graves was found dead with significant head and facial injuries at a house in Smugglers Lane, Bosham, on Monday, December 30. She and other members of her family had been staying at the property house sitting while the owners were away over the Christmas period.

Anyone with information which could help with the investigation is asked to contact Sussex Police on 101 quoting Operation Ensign or visit for other ways of contacting police.




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