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Man in his 30s is stabbed to death in Kent as cops launch murder investigation


DETECTIVES have launched a murder investigation after a man was stabbed to death in Kent today.

The victim, who was in his 30s, was declared dead after cops and paramedics were scrambled to a residential street in Gillingham at 1.10pm.

A man who lives on Fox Street, where the victim was found, told Kent Online the believed the victim suffered "multiple stab wounds".

No arrests have been made as police enquiries continue into the killing.

A worker at the nearby Monarch pub said: "We're just in here behind closed doors at the moment, I couldn't say how many police are out there at the moment.


Cops cordoned off the area where forensic officers scoured for clues next to a blue-police tent.

Another man who recently moved into the street said: "I am in shock.

"I have only just moved here and the police are not saying anything at all."

It comes the day after after a night of carnage saw two men in their 20s fatally knifed in separate incidents in London.

A pensioner in her 70s, was also found dead in her suburban home in Woking, Surrey.

Neighbours said Angela Tarver suffered severe injuries to her neck and was found in a pool of blood in yesterday's horrific attack.

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of murder.

A Kent Police spokesman said: "Police, forensics and paramedics were called to Fox Street at 1.10pm.

"Officers and the South East Coast Ambulance Service attended the scene where a man in his 30s was declared deceased.

"It is believed the victim sustained injuries consistent with a stabbing."

Detectives from Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate and officers remain at the scene.

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