Two arrested as murder investigation launched in Rochester

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Detectives investigating the death of a man in Rochester have arrested two men. Kent Police was called to a property in the High Street at 6.09am on Thursday 21 November 2019. Officers and the South East Coast Ambulance Service attended the scene where a man in his 30s was declared deceased. The injuries sustained to the victim were consistent with stab wounds.


Two local men, aged 35 and 42, have been arrested on suspicion of murder and both remain in custody. Officers from the Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate currently remain at the scene while enquiries are ongoing.