Margate Murder: Man Charged

A man has been charged with murder after a man was found dead at a house in Margate.

Police and paramedics were called to the property in Ethelbert Terrace on Monday.

In total, three men were arrested over the death of 38-year-old Edvardas Barscevicius from Margate. Two have since been released - one was freed without charge, while the has been released while investigations continue.

The third man, 24-year-old Aurimas Vilius, 24, of Cornwall Gardens, Margate, has been charged with the murder and was due to appear before Medway Magistrates’ Court today (Thursday).
 
Detectives from the Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate have also charged Mr Vilius with assault on another man, also from Margate, in connection with the incident.
 
It is believed that both victims and the suspect are known to one another and enquiries into the death remain ongoing.
 

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