Man charged with murder

A 54-year-old man is due in Folkestone Magistrates' Court this morning charged with the murder of 45-year-old TIm Clayton.

Family pay tribute to Folkestone murder victim

Tim Clayton Credit: Kent Police

The family of a man who was murdered in Folkestone have paid tribute to him. Tim Clayton died following serious head injuries. A 54-year-old man has been charged with his murder.

His daughter Jessica, said: 'Dad was always smiling. We all knew he had his demons but despite what was going on in his life, he would always go out of his way to help other people.'

His son Jake said: 'It has been amazing that people have said that they remember him although he may have only served them once. I think it is because he would always do that little bit extra to ensure that customers received a good service.'

Five arrested in murder investigation

A 54-year-old man is due in court later, charged with the murder of a man in Folkestone.

Brian Sharp was arrested on Sunday afternoon, 10th November 2013. Another man, aged 25 and from Folkestone, also arrested on suspicion of murder and has been released on bail until 28th November 2013.

Three men of no fixed address were arrested on Saturday on suspicion of assault. Two of the men, aged 28 and 38, have been released without charge. The third man, aged 44, has been released on bail pending further enquiries until 6 December.

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Murder charge after man dies

A 54-year-old man from Folkestone is due in court later after a 45-year-old man died in hospital.

Tim Clayton died at the Royal London Hospital, where he was being treated for head injuries, after an assault at the weekend. He was found in a car park behind Europe House in Pound Way, Folkestone.

Man due in court

A man has been charged with murder of 45-year-old Folkestone man Tim Clayton. Brian Sharp who's 54 and from Manor Road in Folkestone was charged with murder at 9.20pm Monday, 11th November 2013.

He was remanded in custody overnight and will appear before Folkestone Magistrates later.