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Man charged with murder in Margate - 2 others released

The dead man was found at a property on Ethelbert Terrace in Margate

A 24 year old man is due before Medway Magistrates Court today, charged with the murder of another man whose body was found in Margate on Monday 3rd July.

Kent Police have charged Aurimas Vilius, aged 24, from Cornwall Gardens in Margate with the murder of 38-year-old Edvardas Barscevicius, who was also from the town.

The body of Mr Barscevicius was discovered at a property in Ethelbert Terrace. It is believed that the two men knew each other. Officers are still carrying out an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death.

A 35-year-old man who was also arrested in connection with the incident has been released pending further enquiries. While a third man, aged 54, has been released without charge.