Kent

Kent Police given more time in Chatham murder probe

Flats in New Road, Chatham
Image caption The woman's body was found in a flat in Chatham

Police have been given more time to question a man on suspicion of murder after the body of a woman was found in a flat in Medway.

Kent Police arrested the 43-year-old Chatham man on Friday. Magistrates have allowed officers to continue questioning him until Monday morning.

The body of the woman, thought to be in her 30s, was found in a property in a block of flats in New Road, Chatham.

A 31-year-old man was also arrested on Friday, but released the next day.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the force.

The woman who died has not yet been named.

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