Valerie Graves was found dead at a house in Bosham, near Chichester in West Sussex, on Monday 30 December, 2013.

If you have any information please call Sussex Police on 01273 475432 or contact us online.

Grandmother Valerie Graves, was brutally murdered five days after her 55th birthday. She was found on 30th December 2013 in her bed by her sister having suffered severe head injuries.

The weapon used in this violent attack was a 16 ounce claw hammer. Detectives launched a murder investigation called Operation Ensign and they are appealing to the public for their help. The Senior Investigating Officer Detective Chief Inspector Jason Taylor is keen to hear from anyone who has any information that could lead him and his team to the offender.



"I am launching this website so I can reach a large audience both in this country and abroad. I am seeking justice for Valerie and peace for her family. Whoever has done this is a dangerous individual and needs to be located. There is a 20,000 reward for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the murderer. If you think you can help, please get in touch."


DCI Jason Taylor