Pair rebailed following Hastings assault in which man died

Two men arrested on suspicion of murder following an assault in Hastings have been rebailed.

Tuesday, 28th March 2017, 11:51 am
Updated Tuesday, 9th May 2017, 7:08 pm
Police officers investigating the incident in February. Picture by Eddie Mitchell

The 22-year-old from Hastings and 24-year-old from Rye were originally bailed by police until last Tuesday (March 21).

But the pair must report back to police on May 5 pending further enquiries, Sussex Police said this week.

Police are currently investigating the incident in Havelock Road, which happened on February 3.

Brian Hill, 60, from St Leonards, died in hospital following the assault.

Police said four men were seen arguing over what was believed to have been a dispute about a taxi moments before the assault.

Anyone who was near Havelock Road in the early hours of February 3 is asked to contact, quoting Operation Locket.

Alternatively they can email [email protected] or call 101 with information.

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