Murder charge after death of Kempston man

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Bedfordshire Police have charged a man with murder after a Kempston man was found dead at his home.

Ferhan Khan, 38, of Cantley Road in Great Denham, has been charged with murder and a racially aggravated public order offence and will appear at Luton Crown Court in due course.

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Bedfordshire Police launched a murder investigation after 57-year-old Michael Havil, known locally by many as Micky, was found dead at his home in Massey Close.

Read: Tributes paid following the death of Kempston man

It is reported that the day prior to his death, Mr Havil was assaulted outside a convenience shop in Bedford Road, Kempston, on the evening of Friday, 13 May.

Specialist liaison officers are continuing to provide support to his family.

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