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A man has today been charged with murdering a Medway medical student in Borneo.
The 23-year-old Malaysian fishmonger is accused of stabbing Aidan Brunger, from Gillingham, to death in a bar.
Zulkipli Abdullah is also charged with murdering Mr Brunger's friend Neil Dalton. A guilty verdict carries the death penalty.
Police said four other suspects have not been charged and will be witnesses.
Mr Brunger and Mr Dalton, who had been studying at Newcastle University, had gone to Borneo with five other medical students to work at Sarawak General Hospital.
The 22-year-olds were found with fatal stab wounds at about 4am on Wednesday, August 6.
Mr Brunger, who was raised in Rainham, was educated at Rainham Mark Grammar School.
An inquest was opened at Derby and South Derbyshire Coroner's Court yesterday and adjourned until September 30.
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