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Sheerness teenager due in court accused of murdering man, 70

Capstone Road, Gillingham Image copyright Google
Image caption Trevor Hadlow was found dead at an address in Capstone Road

A teenager is due in court later accused of murdering a 70-year-old man found dead at a house in Medway after suffering head injuries.

The 17-year-old boy from Sheerness, who was arrested on Saturday, is due before Medway Magistrates' Court

Police have identified the victim as Trevor Hadlow. He was found dead at a property in Capstone Road, Gillingham, last Tuesday.

In a statement, Mr Hadlow's family said he would be "missed by many".

"Trevor was quite a character, who enjoyed the outdoor life," they added.

"He was always willing to help out friends and neighbours."

The teenager accused of his killing, who cannot be named for legal reasons, is also accused of attempted grievous bodily harm with intent and dangerous driving, in connection with a separate incident in High Street, Eastchurch, on 8 July.

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