The brother of two British teenagers killed fighting for Islamists in Syria has died in hospital after being stabbed in a car after it crashed.
Abdul Deghayes, from Brighton, died in the early hours of Sunday morning in the East Sussex city, Sussex Police confirmed as they announced they had launched a murder investigation.
The 22-year-old was found just before 9.30pm on Saturday in the passenger seat of a silver Volkswagen Polo which had crashed into other cars, police said.
He had a “number of stab wounds” and died from his injuries at the Royal Sussex Country Hospital, a spokesman said. Elm Grove, where the incident took place, remains cordoned off.
Chief Inspector Andy Bennett appealed for witnesses to come forward and said: “We are trying to establish the exact circumstances of what has led to this young man’s tragic death.