Detectives investigating the death of a woman in Gillingham have charged a man with murder.
Kent Police was called at 4.51pm on Thursday 16 January 2020 to a property in Richmond Road, Gillingham. The South East Coast Ambulance Service also attended and a 39-year-old woman was declared deceased at the scene.
At 5.05pm, Benjamin Bowler, aged 40, of Richmond Road, Gillingham was arrested and a murder investigation was launched by the Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate. The victim and suspect were known to each other.
On Sunday 19 January, the Crown Prosecution Service authorised a charge of murder against Mr Bowler. He is remanded in custody and will appear before Medway Magistrates’ Court on Monday 20 January.