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Murder charge over body in house

18 August 09 20:55 GMT

A man has been charged with murder following the discovery of a body in a house in Kent.

Police were called to the house in Margate Road, Ramsgate, early on Sunday when the man's body was found.

A police spokesman said Paul Prendergast, 44, of Margate Road, was arrested on Sunday and has now been charged in connection with the death.

He is due to appear before magistrates in Margate on Wednesday. The identity of the dead man has not been released.

Mr Prendergast was remanded in custody prior to his appearance in court.

A 20-year-old woman and a 16-year-old boy were also initially arrested but later released without charge.

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