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Man charged with Christmas Day Brighton flat murder

Warwick Mount, Montague Street, Brighton Image copyright Eddie Mitchell
Image caption Joe Lewis died at the scene at Warwick Mount flats in Montague Street

A man has been charged with the murder of a man who was stabbed to death at a flat in Brighton on Christmas Day.

Joe Lewis, 24, from Rustington, West Sussex, was fatally wounded at a block of flats in Montague Street at about 01:00 GMT and died at the scene.

A post-mortem examination revealed he died from a stab wound to the heart.

Oliver Parsons, 30, of no fixed address, was remanded in custody by Brighton magistrates and is due before Guildford Crown Court on Monday.

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