Kent

Teenager charged with murder after man's death in Maidstone

Week Street, Maidstone Image copyright Google
Image caption The man's death followed reports of a disturbance in Week Street, Maidstone

A 16-year-old boy has been charged with murder following the death of a man in Kent.

Officers were called to Week Street in Maidstone at about 22:30 BST on Friday following reports of a disturbance.

A 50-year-old local man was taken to a London hospital with a head injury where he later died.

The boy, also from Maidstone, has been remanded in custody to appear before Mid-Kent Magistrates' Court on Monday 2 October.

A man aged 18 and a 17-year-old boy, who were also arrested on suspicion of murder, have been bailed until 11 October.

A 15-year-old boy who was arrested has been bailed until 12 October.

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