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Herne Bay man appears in court charged with murder of Olivia Kray, 19, and attempted murder of another woman

PUBLISHED: 14:16 24 July 2017 | UPDATED: 14:16 24 July 2017

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Richard Kray was remanded to Maidstone Crown Court on Wednesday

A Herne Bay man has appeared in court accused of murdering 19-year-old Olivia Kray and trying to murder another woman.

Kent Police and the South East Coast Ambulance Service attended a caravan park in Canterbury Road following a report of a serious assault at around 2pm on Friday.

Miss Kray was was pronounced dead at the scene.

On Saturday, detectives from the Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate charged Richard Kray, 63 from Canterbury Road with the murder of Miss Kray.

He has also been charged with an attempted murder against a second woman, who was also known to him.

He appeared via virtual court at Medway Magistrates’ Court on Monday and was remanded to Maidstone Crown Court on Wednesday.

Due to previous contact between victims and police, Kent Police has referred the matter to the Independent Police Complaints Commission.

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