Brighton man arrested after body found in flat

Vernon Terrace, Brighton Image copyright BBC news grab
Image caption The man's body was found in a flat in Vernon Terrace, Brighton, on Monday afternoon

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after the body of an elderly man was found at an address in Brighton.

Sussex Police said they were called to a flat in Vernon Terrace at about 17:30 BST on Monday after concern had been expressed for the occupant.

The cause of death has yet to be established but officers said they were treating the death as suspicious.

A 49-year-old local man arrested on the same day is in custody. It is believed he was known to the victim.

An address in Tyson Place, Brighton, is also being searched by police in connection with the investigation.

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