Robert Alderman charged with murdering Gillingham father Paul Scott
Father-of-five Paul Scott
died four days after being attacked in Gillingham
A young man has appeared in court today charged
with murdering father-of-five Paul Scott from
Robert Alderman, 21, of Canadian Avenue, Gillingham, was
remanded in custody at Medway Magistrates' Court this
He did not enter a plea and is due before Maidstone Crown
Court on Wednesday.
"He was just the best husband in the world and the best dad and granddad..." – wife Michelle Scott
Mr Scott died four
days after an alleged brawl just minutes from his home in
Franklin Road, Gillingham.
The 43-year-old suffered a broken leg in the incident, near
Balmoral Road, at about 12.30am last Sunday.
Initially, Mr Scott failed to go to hospital. When he eventually
went to casualty after suffering some discomfort, his leg was put
in a cast.
But on Thursday, he returned to hospital in some pain and was
later pronounced dead at just before 10am.
Mr Scott's heartbroken widow Michelle, fighting back tears,
said: "He was just the best husband in the world and the best dad
"He was just everything to me and my family and kids. I just
want to know why and I want him home."
Paul Scott, who died
after an alleged brawl in Gillingham, with wife Michelle
Tragically, Mr Scott's grief-stricken family revealed his
sister had died just weeks ago on Boxing Day.
A family statement said: "Paul was a well-loved father to
five children, sadly taken from us too soon following the untimely
death of his sister on Boxing Day.
"This family has had too much hurt and heartache. Paul was an
exceptional man with the kindest heart, fun and loving."
Alderman was charged by detectives at 1.30am
today after being arrested on Saturday night.
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