Two charged with murder of Mayfield man

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Police investigating the death of a Mayfield man have charged two men with his murder.

Sam Caulfield, 21, suffered a single stab wound to the abdomen at a house in Spencers Road, Crawley, around 3am on Saturday, June 18 last year.

He was taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton, where he died shortly afterwards, according to Sussex Police.

John Mitchell, 21, of Mowbray Drive, Crawley and Macauley Lawless, 21, of Ifield Road, Crawley, answered bail today (April 6) and were charged with murder, say police.

They were remanded in custody to appear before Brighton magistrates this afternoon where they were further remanded in custody to appear at Crown Court on Monday (April 10).

According to police, the two men were also charged with perverting the course of justice, as were Leah Delgado, 23, a sales assistant, of Ifield Road, Crawley and Jessica Roberts, 25, unemployed, of Spencers Road, Crawley.

Jessica Roberts appeared at Brighton Magistrates’ Court today where she was bailed to attend Lewes Crown Court on May 3.

Following charging, police said Leah Delgado was released on bail to appear before Crawley Magistrates’ Court on April 19.