Published: 12:34, 19 August 2017 |
Updated: 13:23, 19 August 2017
Forensic officers remain at the scene of a suspected murder in Folkestone.
Police were called just before 2.30am to reports that a man in his 50s had been found with serious injuries near the harbour.
Paramedics rushed to the scene but were unable to save him and he was pronounced dead.
The man has not yet been identified and inquiries into the circumstances behind his death are ongoing.
Officers arrested a 56-year-old man from Folkestone in connection with the incident at 5.30am. He remains in custody.
Police have since confirmed he was arrested on suspicion of murder.
At midday today, forensic officers were seen outside The George pub.
A police cordon stretches around the nearby fountain, covering the pub and Chummy's fish bar.
Marine Parade close to the harbour also remains closed.
The investigation is being handled by detectives from the Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate.
Witnesses or anyone with information is urged to call 101 quoting reference 19-0176.
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