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Kent Police have issued a statement after two of their officers were charged with misconduct following the death of a man in Gillingham.
Two Kent police officers are to be prosecuted for misconduct in public office following the death of 52 year old Colin Holt at his home in Gillingham while under restraint.
PC Maurice Leigh and PC Neil Bowdery are to appear in court in connection with Mr Holt's death.
It's been confirmed he died from positional asphyxia in his home in Gillingham on August 30 2010.
The summonses to appear at Medway Magistrates' Court on October 8 follow an investigation by the Independent Police Complaints Commission.
In a statement today, the IPCC said:
Two Kent police officers are to face charges of misconduct in public office following the death of a man at his home in August.