Man arrested over Elm Grove murder

Posted On 18 Feb 2010 at 12:49 pm

Detectives investigating the stabbing of a man in Elm Grove, Brighton, are today interviewing a 40-year-old man who was arrested in London late last night on suspicion of the murder.

Richard Reynolds took this picture of Gordon at the Lewes Road Community Garden

The victim, 51-year-old Gordon Stalker, of 67 Elm Grove, was found dead in the hallway of the address where he had lived for 16 years after being attacked at about 10am on Monday.

A post-mortem examination at Brighton Mortuary on Tuesday established that his death had been caused by a number of stab wounds to the chest and side of his body.

German Doner Kebab

A memorial will be held for Mr Stalker at the Lewes Road Community Garden, where he was well known, on Sunday from 2pm to 4pm.

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