Hove murder victim’s family pay tribute

The family of a man murdered in Hove on Saturday night (18 May) have paid tribute to a hard-working scaffolder who was a good provider for his wife and young children. Xhem Krasniki, 31, died from a single bullet to the stomach when he was shot in Church Road, Hove, during a trip...
Posted On 22 May 2013 at 4:58 pm

Single gunshot killed man in Hove

The man shot in Hove at the weekend was killed by a single bullet to his abdomen. Xhem Krasniqi, 31, died after being shot in Church Road, Hove, near the junction with Selborne Road, on Saturday night (18 May). Post-mortem tests carried out last night (Monday 20 May) concluded...
Posted On 21 May 2013 at 6:49 pm

Man set on fire in Brighton street

A man set fire to another man in a street near Brighton Station. The victim, who lives in Portslade, has poor vision and walks with a cane. Sussex Police said that the attack happened in Guildford Road, Brighton, at about 4.45pm on Friday (17 May). The attacker taunted the...
Posted On 21 May 2013 at 6:23 pm

Wanted man believed to be in Brighton

A man wanted for recall to prison is believed to be in the Brighton area, Sussex Police said. The force said that Keenan James, 27, was wanted for breaching the terms of his release licence. He was described as a 5ft 11in tall white man of medium build. James was jailed for two...
Posted On 21 May 2013 at 1:52 pm

Three Labour candidates vie to take on Caroline Lucas in Brighton Pavilion

Three women are in the running to be the Labour Party candidate in Brighton Pavilion at the next general election. One of the three women will take on Green MP Caroline Lucas at the election which is expected to be held in May 2015. The three are Kusum Parashar – a retired...
Posted On 21 May 2013 at 9:33 am

Detectives issue ‘all ports alert’ in Hove murder hunt

Detectives investigating a murder in Hove have issued an “all ports alert”, saying that they have identified a man they wish to interview. They have not named the suspect but said that the victim was 31-year-old Albanian scaffolder Xhem Krasniqi, from Kent. He was visiting family...
Posted On 21 May 2013 at 8:58 am

Medics treat Brighton man after kitchen fire

A Brighton man needed oxygen treatment after breathing in smoke while trying to put out a kitchen fire in his home. Fire crews were hindered as they tried to reach the fire by a badly parked car blocking the street in Tavistock Down, Hollingdean. East Sussex Fire and Rescue...
Posted On 20 May 2013 at 9:10 pm

Man suffers broken jaw in Brighton nightclub attack

A man suffered a broken jaw when he was attacked in a Brighton night club. The attack took place in The Tube nightclub in King’s Road Arches, Brighton, at about 3.50am on Sunday 5 May. The victim, an Asian man in his early twenties, was standing near the dance floor when he was...
Posted On 20 May 2013 at 9:06 pm

Boatyard fire at Brighton Marina

Fire crews from Brighton tackled a blaze in the boatyard at Brighton Marina. Two crews from Preston Circus and the aerial ladder platform were sent to the Marine Trade Centre at Brighton Marina on Saturday evening (18 May). East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said that the alarm...
Posted On 20 May 2013 at 6:59 pm

Did you see missing woman in Brighton?

A missing woman is believed to have spent time in Brighton since she vanished earlier this month. Rachel Carter, 46, has not been seen since she disappeared on Saturday 4 May from Lanchester Road Hospital in Durham. Sussex Police said that she was believed to have been to...
Posted On 20 May 2013 at 6:41 pm