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.


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.