Police name reported family of four found dead in West Sussex village

Police have named a reported family of four after their bodies were found at a property in Woodmancote, near Chichester.

Officers attended the property in Duffield Lane on Sunday evening (March, 29) and discovered the bodies.

Formal identification is yet to take place, but police believe they are 42-year-old Robert Needham, 40-year-old Kelly Fitzgibbons, four-year-old Ava Needham, and two-year-old Lexi Needham.

Robert Needham.

A spokesperson for Sussex Police said:

“Our thoughts are with the family at this incredibly difficult time and we would ask the public to respect their privacy.

“This is believed to be an isolated incident and police are not seeking anyone else in connection with the matter.”

Anyone with information is asked to call 101, quoting Operation Cotton.

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