Man charged over Torrington car park murder – victim died as a result of fire

    Police officers outside Torrington Car Park

    A 34-year-old man has been charged with murder following the death of a man in Tunbridge Wells.

    Dean Lewis of no fixed address will appear before Medway Magistrates’ Court by video link on Friday March 10, 2017.

    A second man who was also arrested has been released without charge.

    The victim, believed to be a man in his forties, was found during the early hours of Tuesday March 7, 2017 after police were called to a stairway on the first floor of the Torrington Road car park, by Kent Fire and Rescue Service.

    Provisional post-mortem results indicate that the man died as a result of the effects of a fire. Formal identification is expected to take place within one to two weeks.

    Anyone with information which may assist officers in establishing the circumstances around this death is asked to contact 01622 604100, quoting reference 07-0088.