62 year old charged with pensioner's murder

The scene in Faversham this morning Credit: ITV Meridian

Police have charged a man with murder after a pensioner's body was found at a house in Faversham.

Flowers have been left at the scene Credit: ITV Meridian

Kent Police were called to Crispin Close on Friday afternoon to reports that a 75 year old man had died there.

Anthony Goodwin, 62, of Crispin Close, was arrested at the scene on suspicion of murder and taken into police custody.

A house remains cordoned off today Credit: ITV Meridian

The victim has been formally identified and his next of kin have been informed. The victim and the suspect are believed to have been known to each other.

Goodwin has been remanded in custody and will appear by video-link before Medway Magistrates Court on Monday 22 May.