Police name man found dead in Brighton

By Ben Mitchell, PA

Police investigating the murder of a man in Brighton have named the victim.

The body of Billy Henham, 24, from Henfield, West Sussex, was found when police were called to a building in North Street on Thursday afternoon.

Three people have been arrested on suspicion of murder – an 18-year-old man from Greenwich, east London, a 16-year-old boy of no fixed address, and a 26-year-old man from Hove, East Sussex. They all remain in custody.

Detective Chief Inspector Mark Chapman, of Sussex Police, said: “Our thoughts are with Billy’s family and friends at this difficult time.

“We are continuing to conduct inquiries in the city centre to establish the circumstances and are appealing for any witnesses to come forward.

“We would particularly like to hear from anyone who saw Billy on New Year’s Eve in Brighton from about 6pm onwards.”