Man charged with murder after man dies from stab wounds
Forensics at the scene in
London Road, Teynham. Picture: @Kent_999s
A Teynham man has appeared in court today charged with the
murder of a 21-year-old in the early hours of New Year's Day.
Jurijs Popovs, 47, of Henley Place, Teynham appeared before
Maidstone magistrates, and has been remanded to Maidstone Crown
Two other men who were being held in custody have been released
It comes after Dmitrijs Titovs was found lying injured on the
ground outside a block of flats in Henley Place, London Road,
Teynham at around 2am on Tuesday with stab wounds.
Police had been called to the same address half an hour earlier
after reports of an argument - only to resolve the issue and
The scene of the stabbing
in Teynham. Picture: @Kent_999s
Mr Titovs was taken to Medway Maritime Hospital, but was
pronounced dead shortly afterwards.
Police are appealing for anyone who saw or heard the disturbance
at 1.30am, or have any other information, to contact them on 101.
Alternatively, Kent Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on
0800 555 111.
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