Sydenham Man Murdered

Gus Allman, a 20 year old man from Knighton Park Road, was fatally stabbed in the Dover Road area, Folkstone, Kent on February 19th.

Police cordoned off the front of this shop. It happened between 7 and 7.30 pm and he was pronounced dead at the scene. Three young London men were detained but released later.

Kent police have confirmed a 38-year-old man and a 37-year-old woman, both from Folkestone, were arrested on Friday and have been released on police bail until 16 April pending further investigation.

Anyone with any knowledge of the murder should contact Kent Police quoting incident number 19-1363.

A Twitter tribute can be found here:

UPDATE 04/12/2014: Damian Daley of Folkstone and Timothy Avril of East Dulwich were found guilty of murdering Gus Allman at Canterbury Crown Court on 28th November. Gus’s three companions have been convicted of perverting the course of justice by attempting to mislead the the investigation by claiming they came across his body when, in fact, he had been stabbed by the people they had been buying drugs from and they drove off with him.. They did not disclose the scene of the murder. Sentencing will be on December 18th.

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