A suspect has been charged with murder following the death of a man in Sittingbourne.

Kent Police was called at 1.36am on Wednesday 21 December 2022, after a man had sustained injuries consistent with stab wounds at a property off College Road. Officers and ambulance crews attended and David Perry, aged 40, was pronounced deceased at the scene.

An 18-year-old man, was arrested and an investigation is being led by the Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate. On Thursday 22 December, the Crown Prosecution Service authorised a charge of murder against the man and he was remanded in custody.

He will appear before Medway Magistrates’ Court today, Friday 23 December.

By Ed

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