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Gillingham: Three more arrests in Kyle Yule murder investigation

Detectives investigating the death of a 17-year-old continue to question a teenager and a man.

Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate launched a murder inquiry after officers were called to an incident in

East Street, Gillingham, at 8.10pm on Friday.

Three further arrests were made yesterday following the death of 17-year-old Kyle Yule from Gillingham who was fatally injured.

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

A number of people were reported to be causing criminal damage to a silver Renault Clio and shortly afterwards Kyle received multiple stab wounds and later died in hospital.

A 21-year-old man, from the Gillingham area, was arrested by officers on Tuesday in Woolwich, London.

Two other people, also from the Gillingham area, were also arrested with one person, a 16-year-old boy being arrested in Sydenham, London, and a 20-year-old man being arrested in Gillingham.

All three people were arrested on suspicion of murder.

The 20-year-old has been released under investigation. The 16-year-old and 21-year-old remain in custody.

A 15-year-old boy from the Gillingham area was arrested on Friday on suspicion of Kyle’s murder and has been released on bail until Thursday, November 2.

An 18-year-old man from the Gillingham area was arrested on Saturday and has been released on bail until Tuesday, November 7.

Detectives would like to hear from anyone who may have information that could assist their enquiries.

They are particularly keen to hear from anyone who saw a group of people run from the scene of the incident in East Street towards West Street and onwards. This would have been at about 8.30pm on Friday evening.

Anyone with information should call the appeal line on 01634 792209 quoting reference SI/XY/009396/17. Alternatively call Kent Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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