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The 31-year-old man is arrested for the death of a woman after being found near a burning car with fatal injuries


The 31-year-old man is arrested for the death of a woman after being found fatally injured next to a burning car on a two-lane street

  • The officers were called to the A21 at 2:34 a.m. near the exit for Tonbridge, Kent
  • Emergency services said the woman was pronounced dead at the scene
  • A 31-year-old man was arrested in connection with the London incident

A 31-year-old man was arrested after a woman with serious injuries was found next to a burning car on a two-lane street and pronounced dead at the scene.

The officers were called to the fire on the south side of the A21 near the exit for Tonbridge, Kent at 2:34 p.m.

The paramedics were there shortly after 2:30 a.m. Two fire engines also ran to the side of the road to extinguish the fire.

The Kent police said a 31-year-old man had been arrested in London and the officers were "working to determine the facts".

The A21 remains closed in both directions between Morley's roundabout and the Tonbridge ring road, while detectives look for clues. A drone was also sent to the sky to search the area.

A 31-year-old man was arrested after finding the body of a mortally wounded woman next to a burning car on the A21 near the Tonbridge, Kent exit

The road between Morley's roundabout and the Tonbridge bypass has been blocked in both directions while detectives are looking for clues

The road between Morley's roundabout and the Tonbridge bypass has been blocked in both directions while detectives are looking for clues

The Kent police said, "Officials are working to investigate the full circumstances of the incident, including a possible link between the vehicle fire and the woman's death.

& # 39; (officers) arrested a 31-year-old man from London in connection with her death. He remains in custody. & # 39;

A drone tweet posted by the Kent Police RPU earlier this morning said, "Assistance with the A21 investigation this morning. Drone teamwork. & # 39;

Detectives appeal to witnesses to report, including drivers with dash cams who have recently traveled to the area.

Kent police said a 31-year-old man in London had been arrested in connection with the incident. A drone was sent to the sky to look for clues

Kent police said a 31-year-old man in London had been arrested in connection with the incident. A drone was sent to the sky to look for clues

Highways England has informed drivers that the road is closed "all day" and warned of "very heavy traffic congestion in the surrounding areas, including Tonbridge".

A driver who was stuck near the scene for four hours said, “I got here around 2:40 am.

“The emergency services were already on site and the traffic was stopped, so that there were about 20 vehicles between me and the accident. A helicopter appeared a few times but did not land.

Around 6:15 a.m. a policeman came and took the details of everyone in the queue.

The traffic officials finally got the cars and vans reversed and drove up the two-lane road in the wrong direction at around 6.40 a.m. But half of the vehicles in the queue were trucks, and when I left they were preparing to go back three and a half miles. «

Anyone who believes they have information is requested to call the Kent Police Department on 01622 604100, specifying 16-0120. You can also contact Crimestoppers, an independent charity, anonymously by calling 0800 555 111 or using the anonymous online form at Crimestoppers-uk.org

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