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Man remanded over murder charge

20 August 09 15:45 GMT

A 44-year-old man has been remanded in custody in connection with the murder of a man in Kent.

Paul Prendergast, of Margate Road, Ramsgate, was charged with the murder of Cathal David Hughes, 34, also of Margate Road, on Tuesday 18 August.

Mr Hughes' body was found when police were called to the property early on Sunday morning.

Mr Prendergast is due to appear at Maidstone Crown Court on 2 September 2009.

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

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