Former soldier who murdered wife and mother-in-law and 13 of the most shocking crimes in Sussex
A bitter husband who shot his estranged wife and her mother, an armed robber who tried to escape in a police car and a mum who lied about having cancer and stole £130,000 are just some of the most shocking court cases in Sussex in 2018.
Here is a roundup of some of the most serious crimes and convictions in Sussex in 2018. All sentencing details accurate at time of convictions.
5. James Poole - 100mph dangerous joyride
James Poole, 24, stole a car and led police on a lengthy 100mph car pursuit through St Leonards. Poole was jailed for 20 months and banned from driving for four years and ten months.
8. Bradley Allen and Tommy Howlett - late-night attack
Drug supplier Bradley Allen (right) was jailed for 15 years and enforcer Tommy Howlett (left) received a sentence of 22 years for attacking Wayne Heys in Durrington. Both were cleared of attempted murder but convicted of grievous bodily harm with intent.