A WOMAN discovered in a park yesterday was dumped in a bin, police have said.

Officers were called to Landport Recreation Ground in Lewes at just after 12.30pm, after the body was discovered by a passer-by.

The death was initially treated as unexplained, but examination of the body has shown a significant head injury and the matter is now being treated as murder.

The Argus:

The Argus:

A post mortem is due to be carried out on Thursday to establish the exact cause of death.

A 41-year-old man of no fixed address was arrested in Lewes on Thursday morning on suspicion of murder. He remained in custody at 12 noon.

A nearby resident said: "The body was found right near my door step and its frightening.

"It's got me scared to go out in case some thing happens."