Court appearance in Connor case

Peacehaven and Telscombe FC have paid tribute to player 19-year-old Connor Saunders, who died after being attacked at the weekend. A boy has been charged with manslaughter.

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BREAKING: Street fight victim dies

Police have launched a murder investigation after a 19 year old man was attacked in West Street, Rottingdean last night. Connor Saunders, who's from Brighton was taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital with serious head injuries but has now died.

Three boys have been arrested on suspicion of murder, two aged 14 and the other 13. Officers have cordoned off the scene, where investigations are ongoing.

Teenagers arrested after assault

Two fourteen year old boys and a thirteen year old are being questioned by police after a man was found with life-threatening head injuries. It is believed there was an altercation between two groups in Rottingdean, East Sussex late last night.

The nineteen year old was taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton, where he remains in a critical condition.

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