Sussex

Fourth arrest over Crawley alley murder

Police officer at scene of attack
Image caption The victim was found injured in an alley off Haslett Avenue East, Crawley

A fourth person has been arrested over the death of a man found in an alley in West Sussex.

Police said the Portuguese man was found in an alley off Haslett Avenue East, Crawley, at 03:25 GMT on Sunday.

Two men, aged 33 and 48, and a 22-year-old woman, all from Crawley, were arrested on suspicion of murder later in the day.

A 23-year-old man, also from the town, was held on suspicion of murder later that evening.

The victim, who has not been named, was taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton, where he died.

Det Insp Wendy Burton, from the Surrey and Sussex Major Crime Team, said officers were keen to speak to anyone who was in the area around Stephenson Way or Haslett Avenue East near Three Bridges football club between 22.30 on Saturday and the time when the victim was found.

Anyone with information has been asked to contact the force.

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