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Man from Gillingham charged for murder of Kyle Yule

By Amy Nickalls

A 19-year-old man from Gillingham has been charged with murder following the death of Kyle Yule last week.

Victor Maibvisira of St Johns Road, Gillingham, has been charged with the murder of the 17-year-old.

He has also been charged with one count of affray.

Kyle Yule, who was killed on Friday.
Kyle Yule, who was killed on Friday.

Maibvisira was arrested by officers on Tuesday in Woolwich, London.

Officers launched a murder enquiry after police was called to East Street, Gillingham, at 8.10pm on Friday where 17-year-old Kyle Yule, from Gillingham, was fatally injured.

A number of people were reported to be causing criminal damage to a silver Renault Clio shortly before Kyle was stabbed and later died in hospital.

Video: Man charged with murder of Kyle Yule, video courtesy of KMTV

Two teenagers, a 15-year-old boy and a 17-year-old boy, and a 20-year-old man, all from the Gillingham area, were each arrested on Wednesday 11 October 2017.

The 15-year-old has since been released under investigation. The other two people remain in custody at this time.

Police in East Street, Gillingham
Police in East Street, Gillingham

Three other people from Gillingham, two teenagers aged 15 and 16 and one man aged 18, have all been bailed until various dates in November.

A 20-year-old man, also from Gillingham and who was also arrested has been released under investigation.

Anyone who may have information about this incident and who has not yet spoken to the police can call the appeal line on 01634 792209 quoting reference SI/XY/009396/17.

Alternatively call Kent Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

Victor Maibvisira is due to appear before Medway Magistrates’ Court by virtual court tomorrow.

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