Police called to death of father of teenager who tragically died at Herne Bay rail station

Police were called to Wellington Crescent on Sunday

The father of teenager Taiyah Peebles, who tragically died on rail tracks at Herne Bay last month, has been found dead at his Ramsgate home.

Kent Police officers were called to Wellington Crescent on Sunday to a report of a man’s death.

Police say the death of the man, in his 30s, is not being treated as suspicious.

The man has been named locally as Paul Butters, dad to 16-year-old Taiyah.

A police spokesman said: “Kent Police was called to a report that a man had been found deceased at a private address in Wellington Crescent at 4.55pm on Sunday 27 August.

“The circumstances are not suspicious and a report will be prepared for the coroner.”