Friends of stabbed Darren Croxton march through Eastbourne

Darren Croxton Darren Croxton was the father of a young daughter

Friends of a man who was stabbed to death in East Sussex are marching to campaign against knife crime.

Darren Croxton, 25, was found with fatal injuries in Bramble Drive in Hailsham on 22 January and died the next day.

Kate Wheeler, a friend of Mr Croxton, said she expected about 200 people to attend the march along Eastbourne seafront at midday.

A 16-year-old boy has been charged with Mr Croxton's murder.

The boy, who cannot be named for legal reasons, has entered a not guilty plea and will next appear at Lewes Crown Court on 7 June.

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