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S Club 7’s Bradley McIntosh reveals man killed in Kent stabbing was his cousin

Grieving S Club star Bradley McIntosh reveals the 21-year-old man killed in a horrific city centre stabbing this weekend was his cousin Andre Bent

  • The star is the cousin of Andre Bent who was fatally stabbed in Maidstone 
  • During a performance in Worcestershire he asked fans to do a minute’s silence
  • Detectives have now charged four people following a brawl on Sunday  

Former S Club star Bradley McIntosh has paid tribute to his cousin who was stabbed to death at the weekend in Kent.

McIntosh, 38, revealed at a festival in Worcestershire, that Andre Bent, 21, was the victim of the fatal knife attack.

During his performance at the Sunshine Festival Bradley urged fans to take part in a minute’s silence.

According to The Sun he said: ‘I’d rather be here performing for you Worcester, than moping at home.

Andre Bent

Bradley McIntosh (left with band mate Tina Barre) paid tribute to his cousin Andre Bent (right)

‘But please can we have a minute’s silence for my cousin.’

Detectives have now charged four people following the disturbance that took place at around 3am on Sunday.   

The four arrested individuals were detained on the same morning and the Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate has since charged each of them with violent disorder.

An investigation was launched after officers were called to Maidstone High Street (pictured) at 3am on Sunday to find the victim suffering from stab wounds. He died at the scene

An investigation was launched after officers were called to Maidstone High Street (pictured) at 3am on Sunday to find the victim suffering from stab wounds. He died at the scene

Those who have been charged include, Yussef Abdi Aweys, 19, Darien Thompson-Cox, 21, Mohamed Abdurahman, 23, Nathaniel Small, 22, all from London.

All were set to appear at Medway Magistrates’ Court today.

Footage that emerged at the weekend shows the high street before the stabbing, with a group of thugs fighting, leaving one man sprawled out on the floor.

Another clip, taken from a Snapchat post, shows a man lying on his back on the floor surrounded by people, with some trying to help him up. 

Read more at DailyMail.co.uk


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