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 Saturday 16 February.

They were arrested yesterday (Thursday 16 May).

Daniel Macleod, who is already remanded in custody charged with murdering Deghayes, has also now been charged with three counts of conspiring to supply drugs – cannabis, cocaine and ecstasy (MDMA).

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 conspiring to supply 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 yesterday on suspicion of conspiring to supply drugs, was later released under investigation.

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