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Teenage boy due in court over Maidstone murder charge

PUBLISHED: 08:18 02 October 2017 | UPDATED: 08:18 02 October 2017

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He will appear before magistrates today

A 16-year-old boy will appear before magistrates today charged with the murder of a 50-year-old man.

Police were called to Week Street, Maidstone at 10.30pm on Friday, where they discovered a man suffering with a head injury.

He was rushed to a London hospital where he later died.

Since the incident, police arrested four teenagers on suspicion of murder.

An 18-year-old man and 17-year-old boy have been bailed to return to police on October 11, while a 15-year-old was bailed until October 12.

The 16-year-old will appear at Mid Kent Magistrates Court today.

A Kent Police spokesperson said: “Anyone with information that can help is asked to contact Kent Police on 01622 604100 quoting reference 29-1768.

“Alternatively contact Kent Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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