Mikaeel Kular Twitter posts: Man charged over tweets

Mikaeel Kular Mikaeel Kular was found dead in Fife on 18 January

A man has been charged with sending malicious communication over offensive comments posted on Twitter about killed three-year-old Mikaeel Kular.

Darren Shepstone, 26, of Cromford Road in Langley Mill, Derbyshire was arrested in January following comments made about the boy's disappearance.

He is due before Southern Derbyshire Magistrates' Court on 24 February.

Mikaeel Kular was found dead in Fife on 18 January after he was reported missing days earlier.

His mother Rosdeep Kular, 33, has been charged with this murder.

Derbyshire Constabulary investigated comments made about the three-year-old on the microblogging site after receiving complaints from people in Edinburgh.

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