Man arrested over widower's murder

Police have arrested a man over the stabbing of a widower in Brighton

Police have arrested a man over the stabbing of a widower in Brighton

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A man has been arrested over the murder of a 40-year-old widower who was found stabbed to death at his seaside flat.

Jeffrey Burrows was killed at his home in Norfolk Square in Brighton, East Sussex, on April 29.

A 22-year-old from Liverpool was arrested in the city on suspicion of murder on Saturday and he remains in custody.

Joel Elliott, also 22, of North Road, Brighton, was charged on May 3 with murder. He appeared at Lewes Crown Court on May 8 but did not enter a plea.

Elliott was remanded in custody and will next appear at the same court for a plea and case management hearing on July 6.

A 21-year-old man was arrested on April 30, on suspicion of murder and was released on bail until May 29 pending further enquiries.

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