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Fundraising page set up for murdered man's funeral

A fundraising page has been set up to pay for Razvan's funeral Credit: JustGiving

A fundraising page has been set up to pay for the funeral of a homeless man who was found dead in a beauty spot in Tovil, Maidstone.

Marc Walker is trying to raise £2,000 for Razvan Sirbu, whose body was discovered in woodland in Crisbrook Meadows on the morning of Sunday 7th May.

18 year old Charlie White of no fixed address, 18 year old Alex McDonald of Regency Place, Maidstone and 19 year old Jimmy Buckley of Capell Close, Coxheath have all been charged with the 21 year old's murder.

Marc Walker, Fundraiser

Results from a post mortem examination revealed he died from a blunt force trauma to the head and body.

All three have appeared before Medway Magistrates’ Court and have been remanded in custody.

Two boys, aged 14 and 15, who were also arrested in connection with the incident have been bailed pending further enquiries until 8th June.

Razvan Sirbu was found dead in Crisbrook Meadows Credit: Kent Police

Two teenagers appear in court after Tovil murder

Razvan Sirbu was found dead in Crisbrook Meadows Credit: Kent Police

Two teenagers have appeared in court in connection with the death of a homeless man in Maidstone.

Razvan Sirbu was found dead earlier this month in Crisbrook Meadows where he had been living in a tent.

Charlie White, aged 18 and of no fixed address and Alex MacDonald, aged 18 of Regency Place, Maidstone appeared via video link.

Results from a post mortem examination revealed Razvan had died from blunt force trauma to the head and body.

Tom Savvides reports from Maidstone Crown Court.

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Two boys arrested after homeless man is murdered

Razvan Sirbu murder investigation Credit: Kent Police

Detectives investigating the death of a 21 year-old man in Tovil near Maidstone have arrested a further two people.

Razvan Sirbu, who was homeless, was found dead in the early hours of last Sunday morning in the Loose Valley Conservation Area.

A post mortem examination revealed he had died from blunt force trauma to the head and body.

Two two teenage boys, aged 15 and 14, have been arrested on suspicion of murder. They remain in custody as enquiries continue.

It follows the earlier arrest of two men, aged 18 and 19 and from the Maidstone area. They also remain in police custody.

Officers from Kent Police would like to express their thanks to the nearby community for their continued support with the investigation.

Murder inquiry begins after body found in beauty spot

The body of Razvan Sirbu was found at the Loose Valley Conservation Area Credit: Kent Police

Kent Police have launched a murder investigation after revealing that a man whose body was found in a beauty spot died from serious injuries to his head and body.

Twenty-one year old Razvan Sirbu, of no fixed address, was found at the Loose Valley Conservation area in the Tovil part of Maidstone at 7.15am on Sunday 7th May 2017. A post mortem examination has revealed he died from blunt force trauma.

Detectives are appealing for anyone with information about his whereabouts before his death to come forward. They also want to speak to anyone who may have been in the Loose Valley Conservation area between 4pm on Saturday 6th May 2017 and 7am on Sunday 7th May 2017.

The police are carrying out investigations in the Loose Valley Conservation area

Mr Sirbu's family have released a photograph of him in the hope it will assist the police team trying to find out how he died. Officers are carrying out inquiries. No arrest have been made yet.

Anyone with information can call Kent Police on 01622 604100 quoting crime reference YY/011763/17.