Kent

Gillingham attack death: Man arrested

  • 17 February 2013
  • From the section Kent
Paul Scott
Paul Scott was described as "a well loved father to his five children"

A 21-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man died following an attack in Medway.

Paul Scott, 43, of Franklin Road, Gillingham, was attacked while he was out with friends at about 00:30 GMT on 10 February.

He refused treatment at first for a broken leg, but later went to hospital where his leg was put in a cast, police said.

On Thursday, Mr Scott returned to hospital in pain, but died later.

The man was arrested at about 19:20 GMT on Saturday, Kent Police said.

A spokesman for the force said a post-mortem examination revealed Mr Scott had suffered a blood clot.

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