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Kingston resident charged with manslaughter after drugs death

By Elizabeth Stromme Feb 16, 2015
Credit: Rex

A Kingston man has been charged with manslaughter after a father of four died of a suspected drug overdose.

43-year-old William Boots died inside a flat in Perry Court, on Old London Road, in the early hours of the morning on May 16, 2014.

Christopher Brooking, of Perry Court, was arrested the same day on suspicion of administering a noxious substance and later on suspicion of manslaughter.

Last week the 46-year-old was charged with manslaughter.

Brooking has been bailed to appear the Wimbledon Magistrates’ Court on Thursday, March 5.

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