Detectives investigating the death of a man in Margate have charged a man with murder – UKNIP
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Detectives investigating the death of a man in Margate have charged a man with murder

 

 

Detectives investigating the death of a man in Margate have charged a man with murder.

 

Kent Police was called to a property in Dane Road, Margate at 7.10pm on Tuesday 28 July 2020, where a 47-year-old man was pronounced deceased by the South East Coast Ambulance Service.

 

Following a post mortem examination on Friday 31 July 2020, detectives from the Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate commenced a murder investigation and arrested a man on suspicion of murder.

 

On Sunday 2 August 2020, the Crown Prosecution Service authorised a charge of murder against 34-year-old Jonathan Cottrell from Athelstan Road, Margate.

 

He appeared before Medway Magistrates on Monday 3 August where he was remanded in custody to appear at Maidstone Crown Court on Wednesday 5 August.