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Op Heathland - Murder Of Muhammed Lamin Jassey

Sussex Police are investigating an incident that took place in Whitehawk Road, just south of the junction with Findon Road, Brighton about 2.30pm on Sunday 5th April 2020. The victim, a 25 year old male sustained serious injuries during an incident and was taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital where he sadly died later the same day.


Details of Incident

Police are investigating an incident that took place in Whitehawk Road, just south of the junction with Findon Road, Brighton about 2.30pm on Sunday 5th April 2020. The victim, a 25 year old male sustained serious injuries during an incident and was taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital where he sadly died later the same day.

A number of people have been arrested in relation to this incident and enquiries are progressing.

Detective Chief Inspector Alex Geldart, of the Surrey and Sussex Major Crime Team said "Our thoughts are with the victim and his family at this very difficult time.

This is a fast-moving investigation and I'd like to urge people to refrain from speculating on social media. If you saw what happened, or if you have any information which you think could assist in our investigation, please contact us."

Chief Inspector Dee Wells of Brighton and Hove Police said "This is believed to be an isolated incident but local residents can expect to see a siginficant police presence in the area as our enquiries continue and I'd like to thank everyone for their patience and understanding. Our officers will be available to speak to anyone with particular local concerns, using the necessary social distancing guidance at all times."

Contact Information

If you would prefer to speak to someone please contact Sussex Police on 101 quoting Operation Heathland, serial 0750 of 05/04/20.
Alternatively, contact the independent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or through their anonymous online form at www.crimestoppers-uk.org.