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Golf ace Darren Clarke’s friend stabbed in Brighton

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Jeff Burrows and Brione Dene.

Jeff Burrows and Brione Dene.

Jeff Burrows and Brione Dene.

A grieving friend of Northern Ireland golfer Darren Clarke has been stabbed to death in Brighton.

Jeff Burrows, 40, was murdered on Sunday at his home in the south of England, just months after his wife Brione Dene-Burrows died of cancer.

Jeff came from Dungannon where Clarke also grew up and are understood to have been friends at school, with the golfing champion also said to have been close friends with the murdered man’s brother Ian, 43.

Post-mortem tests on Monday revealed the Co Tyrone man died from a number of stab wounds.

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