Brighton murder: Man charged

Police are treating the death of a man in Brighton as murder.

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Man charged with Brighton murder

Jeffrey and his late wife Brione Credit: Sussex Police

22-year-old Joel Elliott, of North Road, Brighton, has been charged with the murder of Jeffrey Burrows, 40, at his flat in Norfolk Square, Brighton, on Sunday 29 April. Elliott is due to appear in custody at Brighton Magistrates Court this morning, 4 May.


Father pays tribute to son

Jeff was a devoted husband, cherished son, beloved brother and most loving uncle. Jeff was a very popular, very well liked and respected man. During his seventeen years in Brighton Jeff made many dear friends. We are all numb in our grief and empty in our souls to know Jeff is no longer with us."

– David Burrows, Jeffrey's father

Family tribute to Jeffrey Burrows

Jeffrey and his late wife Brione Credit: Sussex Police

Tributes are being paid to a man who was was stabbed to death in Brighton on Brighton. Mr David Burrows, father of 40-year old Jeffrey Burrows said; "No words can describe our complete devastation and disbelief at the callous and cowardly murder of Jeff."

Police identify stab victim

Police have identified a man found dead from stab wounds at his flat in Brighton, as detectives continue to question a 21-year-old on suspicion of murder.

Jeffrey Burrows, 40, was discovered in the property where he lived alone in Norfolk Square at 7.40pm on Sunday, Sussex Police have said.

Detectives said they believe Mr Burrows was not the victim of a random attack as they continued to detain a local man.

A knife recovered from the flat was being examined to find out whether it has any link to the death of Mr Burrows, who reportedly worked as a bricklayer.


Police investigate murder in Brighton

Detectives have arrested a 21 year old local man in connection with the death of a man in Brighton.

Paramedics were called to the flat in Norfolk Square on Sunday 29th April after a report that the 40-year-old man who lived there alone had received stab wounds.

He was treated at the scene but sadly was pronounced dead at 9pm. Officers are trying to trace his next of kin who do not live in the county.

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