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Detectives investigating the death of a woman in Sittingbourne have charged a man with murder.
Officers were called to an address in Hurst Lane, Kemsley, in the early hours of Tuesday 31 July where the body of a 64-year-old woman was found.
Michael Packman, 66, has now been charged with her murder
Mr Packman, of Hurst Lane, was taken to a London hospital following the incident but was discharged and taken into custody on Saturday 4 August.
He is due to appear before Medway magistrates on Monday 6 August.
Mr Packman and the woman who died were known to one another and officers are not looking for anyone else in connection with the incident.
The man, who has not yet been named, died at the scene.Read the full story ›
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A 17 year old boy from Medway has died after a crash near Sittingbourne overnight.
He was a passenger in a white Mitsubishi L200 truck which was travelling along the A2 London Road in Newington at around 10pm.
The truck then crashed into a park car and a wall near to the junction of Playstool Road.
Three other people suffered injuries and were taken to hospital.
Police are urging witnesses to come forward and to contact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 01622 798538 quoting MC/DH/102/17.
Alternatively they can email email@example.com.
One person has died and three other people were taken to hospital after a collision involving two cars at 10pm last night in Kent.
The accident happened at Newington near Sittingbourne. Emergency crews including the police, fire service and Secamb ambulance service were called to deal with the incident on the stretch of the A2 between Callaways Lane in Newington and the A249.
The road was closed overnight - until 7am this morning. Work is underway to repair a power cable which was damaged during the collision.
The A2 High Street at Newington near in Kent is close din both directions after an accident between Callaways Lane and the A249 Maidstone Road / Chestnut Street / Bobbing Hill / Sheppey Way (Key Street Roundabout).
Kent Police say the road is likely to be closed through morning rush hour. They are advising motorists to leave early and plan their journeys.