Three people killed by heroin "overdoses" named

Sussex Police has named three people killed in suspected drugs overdoses

Sussex Police has named three people killed in suspected drugs overdoses

First published in News

THREE people died who died in as many days in Sussex last week due to suspected heroin overdoses have been named.

Roy Woodburn, 60, died on Thursday evening at a flat in Durrington Gardens, The Causeway, Goring.

A 27-year-old woman in the flat was arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of Class A drugs and has been bailed until November 7 pending enquiries.

The body of David Mateer, 38, was found by police at a flat in Rowlands Road, West Worthing, on Wednesday night.

On Friday morning, Eliza Rawwash, 33, died at a flat in Bridgewater Close, Billingshurst.

A 21-year-old man in the flat, who had also used heroin, was arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of a Class A drug, and has been bailed until September 5.

Police said they are not linking the deaths at this stage, and await toxicology results.

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