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A man and a woman have been released on bail by detectives investigating a fatal stabbing in Folkestone on Wednesday.
The man, 38, and 37-year-old woman were held after a search warrant was carried out at a property in London Road, Folkestone, and released until April 17 for further investigations.
It comes after three young men earlier arrested in connection with the man's death were released without charge last week.
The trio - London men aged 18, 19, and 20 - were arrested after the victim, also from the capital, died on Wednesday night.
On Thursday, a car believed to have been used to move the injured man was seized by officers and was forensically examined.
Officers have been carrying out inquiries in Dover Road.
Detectives believe the man was injured there, but moved to Wood Avenue in a silver Audi A3 where he was treated by paramedics.
He was treated by ambulance crews for a neck injury and taken to the William Harvey Hospital, but was later pronounced dead.
Officers launched a murder investigation after the London man was discovered between 7pm and 7.30pm on Wednesday night.
Dover Road was cordoned off between the railway arches at Southern Way and Charlotte Street for forensic investigations.
An area around Strickland's Bakery and post office - next to Folkestone Amateur Boxing Club - was among several areas taped off.
DCI Rob Vinson, from Kent Police, said today: "I would be very keen to hear from anyone who witnessed anything unusual in the area of Dover Road close to the junction with Harbour Way at around 7pm on Wednesday evening.
"If you saw a disturbance or an injured male then please contact Kent Police on 101 quoting incident number 19-1363."
A South East Coast Ambulance Service spokesman said: "I can confirm two cars and one ambulance were sent and an air ambulance team by car.
"The victim was taken to William Harvey Hospital and described as suffering an injury to the neck."
Anyone with information is asked to contact Kent Police on 101, quoting incident number 19-1363.
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