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Timothy Avril charged with murder after death of Folkestone man Gus Allman from Sydenham in south east London

17 April 2014
by Sam Lennon

Detectives have charged a man following a fatal stabbing in Folkestone in February.

Timothy Avril, 22, of East Dulwich, is accused of murdering Gus Allman on February 19.

He is due before magistrates this afternoon via video link.

Tributes have been paid to Gus Allman on Twitter

Gus Allman died after being found stabbed in Folkestone

Mr Allman, 20, of Knighton Park Road, in Sydenham, south east London, died in hospital in February.

Detectives believe he was injured in Dover Road before being moved to nearby Wood Avenue in a silver Audi A3.

He was treated by paramedics for a neck injury and taken to the William Harvey Hospital, but was later pronounced dead.

A police officer stands guard outside an area cordoned off in Dover Road. Picture Ruth Cuerden

A police cordon in Dover Road, Folkestone. Picture: Ruth Cuerden

An Audi car is being examined by police investigating the stabbing. Picture @Kent_999s

An Audi car is being examined by police investigating the stabbing. Picture: @Kent_999s

An inquest, which heard Mr Allman was found in a vehicle with stab wounds, was adjourned.

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