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Kent Fire and Rescue Service (KFRS) has paid tribute to Steve Langley who worked at KFRS from January 1975 to December 1996. He died on 29 November after being shot in Lower Road, Tonge, Kent.
A man killed following a shooting near Sittingbourne in Kent has been named as Steven Langley. The 56-year-old died from a gunshot wound to his abdomen in Tonge on Friday afternoon. Simon Olsen, 54 and of no fixed abode, has now been charged with Mr Langley's murder and remains in police custody.
The victim's wife, Lucia Langley, paid tribute today to her husband, who ran the Bax Farm Fisheries in Tonge. She said: 'He was a gentle giant with a heart of gold. He loved his family who always came first and he would do anything for anybody.'
Detective Inspector Gavin Moss, of the Serious Crime Directorate, said: 'We are continuing to investigate the circumstances that have led to this tragic death. Mr Langley was a much loved father and husband and was also a well known member of his local community.'
Kent Police have confirmed that a man in his 50s was shot. He was pronounced dead where he was discovered in Lower Road, Tonge, near Sittingbourne on Friday. A 54-year-old man from Teynham has been arrested on suspicion of murder. An area of Bax Farm Fishery has been cordoned off by detectives.
Kent Police have arrested a man after another man was found wounded on Lower Stone Road in Sittingbourne. They say they are not looking for anyone else in connection with the incident.
Kent Police were called at 2.45pm to reports of a man found wounded in Lower Road, Tonge, in Sittingbourne. Officers are currently at the scene.