Family’s tribute to St Leonards mum

Sarah Pollard
Sarah Pollard

The family of a woman from St Leonards who died after being found injured have this week paid tribute to her.

Sarah Pollard, 56, of London Road, was discovered outside a house in the street on Monday, October 10 at around 9.20am.

She was taken by air ambulance to Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton but sadly passed away the next day (Tuesday, October 11), as a result of her injuries.

Her sons, Desmond and Frederick, said: “Mum was a very special lady not only to us but to many people. She was extremely kind-hearted and always put others before herself. She loved photography, whether it would be taking pictures on her long walks along the beach or even just from a window. Her death has been a major shock to us, her family and friends. We will all miss her stories and hearing her accent going from southern to trini when she was passionate about something she was explaining that meant a lot to her. Our mum was definitely one of a kind and we all miss her dearly. In gods hands you rest above. In our hearts you rest with love.”

Police said there are no suspicious circumstances surrounding Sarah’s death.

Sarah is survived by her two sons and grandson, Freddy.

Anyone with information can email or call 101, quoting serial 279 of 10/10. In particular, officers would like to speak to a passer-by who assisted at the scene.

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