Man, 26, who died in Brighton incident is named

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Police have named a man who died after sustaining a knife wound in during an incident in Brighton.

Muhammed Lamin Jassey, 26, of Brighton, sustained the wound during an incident in Whitehawk Road, just south of the junction with Findon Road, about 2.30pm on Sunday April 5, Sussex Police said.

Mr Jassey was taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital where he sadly died later the same day.

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The investigation is continuing as four men have been released on bail, according to a police spokesman.

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The four men, all from Brighton and aged 21, 25, 26, and 41, were arrested on the same day on suspicion of murder, and after being interviewed were released on police bail on Tuesday night (7 April) until 4 May while the investigation continues, he added.

The spokesman said: “Two women aged 21 and 38, arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender were released from police custody on April 6.

“The 21-year-old was released under investigation, and the 38-year-old will face no further police action.”

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Detective Chief Inspector Alex Geldart of the Surrey and Sussex Major Crime Team added: “The victim’s family have been kept informed of the progress of the police investigation and are being supported by our family liaison officers.

“This is a fast-developing investigation and we would urge anyone with information to come forward. You can report it online or call 101, quoting Operation Heathland.”

You can also report it anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or online.

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