Second man arrested for Hove pitch and putt murder

Posted On 11 Apr 2013 at 6:05 pm

Detectives have arrested a second man on suspicion of murdering a rough sleeper man on Hove seafront.

They arrested a 51-year-old Brighton man in connection with the death of Lea Williams, 45.

Sussex Police said that the second arrest followed the arrest yesterday (Wednesday 10 April) of a 44-year-old man by detectives from the Surrey and Sussex Major Crime Team.

He remains in custody for questioning. A senior officer has authorised detectives to detain for a further 12 hours.

The body of Mr Williams was found on Monday 11 February in the arches next to the pitch and putt in Kingsway, Hove, near the Lagoon.

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