Bosham murder reconstruction to feature on Crimewatch

Valerie Graves
Valerie Graves

A RECONSTRUCTION of events leading to the death of Valerie Graves in Bosham at Christmas will be broadcast.

The fresh appeal for information by Surrey and Sussex’s major crime team detective superintendent Nick May will feature on Crimewatch, to be broadcast at BBC1 at 9pm on Monday (April 28).

Miss Graves was found dead with significant head and facial injuries at a house in Smugglers Lane, Bosham, on 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.

Det Supt May from Surrey and Sussex Major Crime Team will appear in the studio and make a fresh appeal for information.

He said: “We are still appealing for information and would like to hear from anyone who say anything suspicious or unusual in the area from the afternoon of Sunday, December 29, to 10am on Monday, December 30.”

Sussex Police is offering a reward of £10,000 for any information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the killer.

Anyone with information should ring 101 quoting Operation Ensign or email or ring the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.