Two people have been charged with murder after a man died from serious injuries sustained in Folkestone.

Kent Police was called to an address in Coolinge Lane, Folkestone at 8.50pm on Sunday 2 January 2022, following a report of an assault. Officers and the South East Coast Ambulance Service attended and the victim, who was in his 60s, was taken to hospital with multiple injuries.

He died on Monday 3 January.

Detectives from the Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate are investigating and arrested a man and a woman on the evening of Sunday 2 January. A man aged 31, of Rock Avenue, Gillingham, and a woman aged 36, of Crown Road, Sittingbourne, have since been charged with murder.

The two suspects, who are known to the deceased, are due to appear before Folkestone Magistrates’ Court today, Thursday 6 January.

By Ed

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