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Brighton murder - third man arrested

News   •   Feb 20, 2019 13:54 GMT

Police investigating the murder of Brighton man Abdul Deghayes in the city on Saturday night (February 16) have arrested a third man.

The 36-year-old man, from London, was arrested on suspicion of murder at an address in Crawley in the early hours of Wednesday morning (February 20).

A 36-year-old woman from Crawley was also arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender.

Both remained in custody on Wednesday at 1.30pm, along with a 54-year-old man from Brighton who was arrested on Monday afternoon.

Chief Inspector Andy Bennett said: "The investigation is still very active and developing and we are still appealing for anyone with information about the incident or the circumstances leading up to it to report online or call 101 quoting Operation Login."

Author: Andy Freeman
Ref: SXP54327/2019