Kent

Maidstone murder: Ninth suspect arrested by police

Scene of murder
Image caption Officers were called to a flat in Lower Stone Street on Sunday night

A ninth man has been arrested over the death of an Italian man in Kent.

The 19-year-old victim was found seriously injured at a flat in Lower Stone Street, Maidstone, at 23:20 BST on Sunday after reports of an assault.

He was taken to King's College Hospital in London, where he later died.

Seven men were arrested on suspicion of murder on Sunday night, while an eighth man was arrested on Monday and the ninth on Tuesday night. Two of the men have been released on police bail.

The victim's family have been informed of his death and are travelling to Kent from Italy.

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