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Four arrested as Murder probe launched in Maidstone

Four arrests have been made by officers investigating a murder in Maidstone.

The investigation was launched by the Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate after police were called at 3am on Sunday 25 August 2019 to a disturbance involving a number of people in Maidstone High Street.


A 21-year-old man sustained injuries consistent with stab wounds and was declared dead at the scene.

Four men were also injured, with three taken to a London hospital and the fourth taken to a local hospital.

Four men from London have been arrested on suspicion of murder.

A 23-year-old man, two 21-year-old men and a 19-year-old man all currently remain in custody.

The High Street remains closed while officers carry out enquiries to establish the full circumstances of the incident.

Anyone with information can call Kent Police on 01622 604100 quoting 25-0224.