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Three more arrests over fatal stabbing of Kyle Yule in Gillingham

Kyle Yule Image copyright Family picture
Image caption Kyle Yule died in hospital after the attack

Three more people have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a Kent teenager was stabbed to death.

Kyle Yule, 17, was reportedly attacked while fleeing from a Renault Clio that was being vandalised by a gang in East Street, Gillingham, on Friday.

A 21-year-old man was arrested in Woolwich, a 16-year-old boy was apprehended in Sydenham, and a 20-year-old man was arrested in Gillingham.

All three, from Gillingham, remain in custody.

A total of five people have been arrested so far.

A 15-year-old boy from Gillingham was arrested on Friday on suspicion of murder and has been released on bail until Thursday 2 November..

An 18-year-old man from Gillingham was arrested on Saturday and was released on bail until Tuesday 7 November.

Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate is appealing for any witnesses to the incident, at around 20:30 BST to come forward.

Mr Yule died as a result of his injuries in hospital and his mother paid tribute to her "precious son" on Monday.

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