Sittingbourne Man Found Dead In Rochester

Sittingbourne Man Found Dead In Rochester

Detectives from the Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate have made an arrest after a man was found dead in Rochester yesterday (Tuesday 18th September).

The deceased, who was 39 and from Sittingbourne, was found dead at the scene after Kent Police was called to the Rochester side of the High Street bridge at 7.23am.

A man in his 30s, who is from Rainham, was arrested in connection with the death at 11.25pm last night (18th September).

Enquiries to establish the cause of the death, which is being treated as suspicious, and the circumstances leading up to it, remain ongoing.

Officers would like to hear from anyone who believes they have information about the man's death, or anyone who heard or saw anything unusual in the High Street / Corporation Street area the previous night or during the early hours of Tuesday 18th September.

Anyone with any information is asked to call Kent Police on 01634 792 209 quoting ref: 18-0194.

Alternatively they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers in Kent free and anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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