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Murder in Maidstone

One lane closed due to police incident on A229 Palace Avenue Eastbound from A229 Bishops Way. Part of the one-way system is coned off for investigation works following a murder last night.

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Four charged with murder

Detectives investigating the death of an Italian man in Maidstone have charged four Lithuanian men with his murder.

26-year-old Aleksandras Zuravliovas of Beaumont Road in Maidstone, Tomas Gelezinis who's 30, and of Lower Stone Street in Maidstone, Saulius Tamoliunas who's 23, and of Union Street, and 21-year-old Linas Zidonis of no fixed abode have been charged with the murder of 19 year-old Jeole Leotta.

The four men have been remanded in custody and will appear before Medway Magistrates’ Court via a video link on 24th October. A 30-year-old man has also been arrested in connection with the incident, becoming the 10th suspect to be arrested.

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