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Four teenagers have been charged with manslaughter after a man in Kent died of allegedly falling from a height.

Police named the victim as Dale Simmons, 42, whose body was found in an area near Chalk Pit Hill in Chatham, Kent at around 11am on Thursday.

Kent Police said he would have died between 6pm and 8pm the previous evening.

On Saturday, Kent Police said he was believed to have died after sustaining injuries consistent with a fall from a height.

Announcing the charges on Sunday, police confirmed that the four suspects were known to the victim.

They are Tyrese Scott, 18, from Chatham, a 17-year-old boy and two 16-year-old boys.

They are due to appear in Medway Magistrates Court on Monday.

Police have called for witnesses to the events that led to the victim’s death and are asking motorists with dash cams and residents with private CCTV to check footage between 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. hours on Wednesday in case it helps the investigation.

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