National Crime agency working with officers from Kent Police on Dartford Murder

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NCA officers working with Kent Police over Dartford Murder as one man remains in Police Custody.



Flowers and a tribute on a flag have been left outside the property.  A woman was seen leaving a bunch of flowers on the metal fence outside number 91 Dartford Road that has been a hive of Police activity since armed officers were called on Tuesday.


In a statement, KentPoice said: The Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate have arrested a man on suspicion of murder following a death in Dartford.


At 12.06pm on Tuesday 11 May 2021, Kent Police was called to a private address in Dartford Road and on arrival, a man in his 40s was found deceased inside the property.

A man in his 60s, from Dartford, has been arrested on suspicion of murder. He is known to the deceased and remains in custody as enquiries continue.  

Anyone with information is asked to call Kent Police on 01474 366149 quoting 46/79665/21.


You can also contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously by calling 0800 555111 or using the anonymous online form available via this link:


Kent Police and the NCA have been approached further comment on the involvement of the National crime agency and their part in the investigation after it is understood that the man was shot. 

Normally officers from the NCA  investigate modern slavery to illegal firearms, cybercrime and child sexual exploitation and they lead the UK’s fight against serious and organised crime threats. 



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