Kent

Man arrested in Dartford car fire murder hunt

Flowers laid at the scene
Image caption Flowers have been laid in tribute at the scene where the woman's body was found on Saturday morning

A 26-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder following the discovery of a woman's body at the scene of a vehicle fire in Dartford.

Kent Police said it was treating the death of the woman, who police believe to be from the local area, as an isolated, targeted attack.

A spokesman said the offender and the victim, who has been named locally as Donna Eastwood, knew each other.

He said there was no indication members of the public were in danger.

Floral tributes

Officers began a murder inquiry after emergency services were called to Rowhill Road in the Wilmington area at 06:20 BST on Saturday.

The police helicopter helped officers search the local area.

Friends of the dead woman have left floral tributes at the scene of the fire.

The car has now been removed, leaving scorch marks on the ground.

Police have appealed for anyone with information about the vehicle fire to come forward.

Image caption Emergency services were called to the scene in Rowhill Road at 06:20 BST on Saturday

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