A man has been charged in connection with the death of a man from Kempston.
Ferhan Khan, 38, from Great Denham, was charged with murder and a racially aggravated public order offence.
He is to appear at Luton Crown Court in due course.
The police say that they have launched a murder investigation after a 57-year-old was found dead in Massey Close.
Michael Havil, known locally as Micky, was said to have been assaulted outside a convenience shop in Bedford Road, Kempston, on May 13, a day before he was found dead at his home.
Specialist liaison officers are said to be continuing to provide support to his family.