Two charged over drug dealing connected with murder of Abdul Deghayes

Posted On 17 May 2019 at 11:42 am

Abdul Deghayes


Two people have been charged with offences linked to the investigation into the murder of Abdul Deghayes in Brighton on February 16, after being arrested yesterday.

Daniel McLeod, who is already remanded in custody charged with Abdul’s murder, has been further charged with three counts of conspiracy to supply controlled drugs – cannabis, cocaine and ecstasy.

Stephen Burns, 54, self-employed, of Lennox Street, Brighton, has been charged with assisting an offender (in relation to the murder offence) and three counts of conspiracy to supply controlled drugs – cannabis, cocaine and ecstasy.

Both men were remanded in custody to appear before magistrates in Brighton today.

A 23-year-old man from Brighton, also arrested on Thursday on suspicion of conspiracy to supply controlled drugs, was later released under investigation.

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