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PUBLISHED: 16:51 11 February 2009 | UPDATED: 09:37 12 August 2010

POLICE have arrested and bailed a man on suspicion of causing the death of a teenage boy. The 33-year-old, from Rochester, was arrested on

POLICE have arrested and bailed a man on suspicion of causing the death of a teenage boy.

The 33-year-old, from Rochester, was arrested on Monday on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving but has since been bailed pending police enquiries.

Talented musician Joshua Callaghan, 16, of Canon Road, Bromley, died from his injuries after being hit by a car as he walked along the pavement in the Overcliffe area of London Road, Gravesend on January 24.

Mr Callaghan, a Year 11 pupil at Ravens Wood School in Oakley Road, Bromley, was a gifted musician and dramatist.

At the time of his death, his father, Tim Callaghan, said: "He was a gifted and popular boy who is going to be greatly missed by many people.

"He loved his music and could play the drums, guitar and his latest love, the bass guitar. He had a large circle of friends and was a loving son and brother, a bright star who had far to go."

Anyone with information should contact Kent Police serious crash investigation unit witness line on 01622 798538.


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