Broadstairs murder update

A man is to appear before magistrates this weekend charged with the murder of a woman in Broadstairs.

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Man due in court charged with Broadstairs murder

A 55-year-old man is due before magistrates after being charged in connection with the murder of a woman in Broadstairs.

The charge relates to an incident on Thursday 7th November 2013, when Kent Police were called to Whiteness Road at 1.30pm after reports of concern for a woman who had been injured.

Police and ambulance services attended. A 47-year-old woman from Ramsgate was pronounced dead at the scene. A post mortem examination is expected to be carried out today.

Detectives from the Kent & Essex Serious Crime Directorate have charged Lee Vincent Paul Birch of Lymington Rd in Westgate with murder. He has been remanded in custody to appear before Dover Magistrates Court.

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