Dad of two dies in hospital
by Lynn Cox
A murder investigation has been launched after
a father-of-two who was critically injured in a stabbing on New
Year’s Day, died in hospital.
David Young, 28, was severely injured during a
incident in Windmill Road, Gillingham, in the early hours of
January 1, and was rushed to nearby Medway Maritime Hospital with
Mr Young, who has two daughters and lived
in Beatty Avenue, Gillingham, suffered a stab wound to his
Police were called to the road at about 2.50am
when a fight broke out between about seven people.
Mr Young, who according to his Facebook page
is a Gillingham and Arsenal supporter, had been walking home with
friends from a night out at the Casino Rooms in Rochester, when the
fracas broke out.
He had been on the intensive care ward at the
Gillingham hospital since the incident happened but police
confirmed on Sunday, that he died from his injuries.
A spokesman for Kent Police said: "This is now
a murder investigation being carried out by the Kent and Essex
Serious Crime Directorate.
"Officers are not looking for anyone else in
connection with this incident and there are two men charged with
offences relating to this incident."
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