Kent

Man arrested after woman's body found in Rainham

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Image caption A man in his 20s was arrested in Rainham High Street

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman's body was found.

The woman - said to be in her 50s - was found at about 20:30 BST on Thursday at a property in the Mierscourt Road area of Rainham in Kent,

She was confirmed dead at the scene, a Kent Police spokesman said.

A man in his 20s was arrested on suspicion of murder in Rainham High Street shortly afterwards. Both the man and the woman were known to each other, police said.

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