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Police Arrest 70-Year-Old Woman in Brighton Murder Case

Murder Investigation Underway After 70-Year-Old Man Found Dead in Brighton

A murder investigation has been launched following the discovery of a man’s body at an address in Brighton.

Police were called to a 15th-floor flat in Lavender Street shortly after 7:30 PM on Monday, 27 May. Despite the best efforts of paramedics, a 70-year-old man from Brighton was declared deceased at the scene.

A 70-year-old woman from Brighton has been arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in custody. Detective Chief Inspector Alex Campbell stated: “This is a fast-moving investigation and officers moved quickly to arrest a suspect.

“It is believed to be an isolated incident involving two people known to each other and poses no threat to the wider community.

“Residents can expect to see a continued and visible police presence in the area while the investigation is ongoing.”

Large police presence and air ambulance seen at Wiltshire House
Photo – Sussex News

Witnesses, or anyone who was in the area and saw any suspicious behaviour, are asked to report it online via the Major Incident Public Portal (MIPP). You can also contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or report it online.

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