Our newspapers have reported on a range of crimes this year, from murders to multi-million pound fraud

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.

Harley Everest, 23, from St Leonards, is starting a life prison sentence for a series of rapes and other sexual assaults on three vulnerable teenagers.

13. Harley Everest - raping vulnerable teenagers

Harley Everest, 23, from St Leonards, is starting a life prison sentence for a series of rapes and other sexual assaults on three vulnerable teenagers.
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Chad Naidoo, April Lorenzo, Gareth Griffith (L-R) were part of a group who conned 1,200 people across the world out of up to 4million.

14. Chad Naidoo, April Lorenzo, Gareth Griffith - boiler room fraud

Chad Naidoo, April Lorenzo, Gareth Griffith (L-R) were part of a group who conned 1,200 people across the world out of up to 4million.
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