Police name couple found dead in Chichester home

SUSSEX Police have named the couple who were found dead in their home in Chichester on Sunday, April 19.

Police named them as Peter Thompson, 84, and Sheila Thompson, 88, both of The Drive, Chichester.

Officers were called to The Drive, Summersdale, just before 11am, where they discovered the deaths.

A spokeswoman from Sussex Police said a care worker was concerned about an elderly resident of the home and dialled 999.

Police said inquiries are currently ongoing to try to determine how they died, and the coroner’s office has been notified.

A spokesman said: “The couple, who sadly died in Chichester on Sunday, April 19, have been identified as Peter Thompson, 84, and Sheila Thompson, 88, both of The Drive, Chichester.”