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Roy Blackman's funeral is held in village

Wednesday 18th May 2016

The funeral of a man killed at his home in Biddenden was held today.

Roy Blackman's coffin arrived on the back of a low-loader of a recovery vehicle belonging to his family firm.

Dozens of friends and family filed into St Michael's Church in Smarden this afternoon.

Mr Blackman, a widower, was killed at his bungalow in March, and man from Staplehurst has been charged with his murder.