Kent

Headcorn church porch murder suspect charged

St Peter and St Paul's Church, Headcorn Image copyright Google
Image caption Trevor Hillman's body was found in the porch of St Peter and St Paul's Church in Headcorn

A man has been charged with murder after a body was found in the porch of a Headcorn church, Kent Police said.

The victim was found at St Peter and St Paul's Church in Church Walk, just before 09:00 BST on Wednesday.

He has been named as 57-year-old Trevor Hillman from Headcorn.

Ruslan Piktorov, 40, of no fixed address was arrested in London on Wednesday. Maidstone magistrates have remanded him to appear at Maidstone Crown Court on Monday.

Another man arrested in Headcorn on Wednesday was released without charge.

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