Second man arrested in Brighton murder case

Posted On 19 Feb 2019 at 3:23 am

A second man has been arrested by police investigating the murder of 22-year-old Brighton man Abdul Deghayes.

Sussex Police said: “Police investigating the murder of Abdul Deghayes in Brighton on Saturday evening (16 February) have arrested a second man in connection with the offence.

“A 54-year-old man from Brighton was arrested in the city on Monday afternoon on suspicion of murder.

“He remained in custody on Monday evening (18 February).

Chief Inspector Andy Bennett, from Sussex Police, said: “We are continuing to seek a number of people who we would like to speak to in connection with Abdul’s murder and I would appeal to anyone with information who has not yet spoken to us to get in touch.

“You can report online or call 101 quoting Operation Login or you can call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.”

A 26-year-old man from Brighton, who was arrested on Sunday on suspicion of murder, has been released without charge.

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