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Brighton Christmas Day killing: Oliver Parsons in court on murder charge

Warwick Mount, Montague Street, Brighton Image copyright Eddie Mitchell
Image caption Joe Lewis died at the scene at Warwick Mount flats in Montague Street

A man has appeared in court charged with murdering a man at a flat in Brighton on Christmas Day.

Oliver Parsons, 30, of no fixed address, appeared at Guildford Crown Court accused of killing Joe Lewis, 24, of Rustington, West Sussex.

Mr Lewis was stabbed at a block of flats in Montague Street at about 01:00 GMT and died at the scene.

Mr Parsons was remanded in custody to appear at Lewes Crown Court on 20 March.

He appeared by video link from Lewes Prison.

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