Kent

Recycling depot stabbing: Man charged with murder

Flowers at the waste recycling depot
Image caption Tributes to the man have been left outside the waste recycling depot

A man has been charged over the death of a man at a Kent waste recycling depot.

The victim, named locally as James Wallington, was stabbed in North Farm Lane, Tunbridge Wells, just after 06:00 GMT on Monday.

David Squelch, 48, of Maidstone Road, Paddock Wood, has been charged with murder.

He was remanded in custody and is due to appear at Sevenoaks Magistrates' Court on Wednesday.

Cory Environmental, which is working on a Tunbridge Wells Borough Council contract at the depot, said: "We are doing all we can to co-operate with the police investigation into the incident and support our staff at this difficult time."

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