Three jailed for Brighton murder

The jury have returned with guilty verdicts in the trial of two men accused of murdering a homeless man in Sussex.

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Two men and a woman found guilty of murder

Michael John Clark, Edward Phillips Credit: Sussex Police

Two men and a woman have today (Friday, November 1) been found guilty of the murder of homeless man Lea Williams in Hove in February this year.

After a five-week trial at Lewes Crown Court, a jury found jobless Michael John Clark, 51, of Trafalgar Street, Brighton, and Edward Phillips, 49, also unemployed with links to Brighton, guilty of murdering Lea Williams.

Lauren Bishop Credit: Sussex Police

Lauren Bishop, 36, of Eastbourne Road, Seaford, was also found guilty of conspiracy to murder Lea Williams. They will be sentenced on Monday, November 4.

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