Police in Kent have launched a murder investigation after a man was bludgeoned to death in the early hour of the morning.
Despite efforts of Paramedics the man has sadly past away.
The road in Northfleet remains in Police lockdown following an early morning attack at a property. Police cordons remain in place with officers standing guard and the road totally sealed off.
Specialist crime scene examiners from Kent Police in white suits have bene seen enter number 17 Hamerton Road in the road whilst Police officers with a search dogs have been carrying out search of the road and near by land that backs on to Northfleet Railway Station
Police were called by South East coast ambulance in the early hours of after paramedics attended the property on Tuesday morning and treated a man who had been seriously injured.
In a short statement Kent Police called by South East Coast Ambulance Service to an address in Hamerton Road, Northfleet at 2.46am on Tuesday 4 February 2020, following reports that a man had sustained serious injuries. Officers remain at the scene and Hamerton Road is currently closed. Enquiries into the circumstances are ongoing.