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Tunbridge Wells: Cordon in Bayhall Road

By Natalie Tipping

The police watchdog has been informed after a man was found dead at a Salvation Army headquarters following contact with officers.

Emergency services were called to the building in Tunbridge Wells this morning following the discovery.

A cordon was put in place at the scene in Bayhall Road, and police and paramedics were called.

Picture: Cameron Tucker
Picture: Cameron Tucker

It's now been revealed that the man had prior contact with the police.

The case has therefore been referred to the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC).

Picture: Cameron Tucker
Picture: Cameron Tucker

A Salvation Army spokesperson said: “We are deeply saddened and offer our prayers and condolences to the family and friends of a man who has passed away outside our church in Bayhall Road.

“We will support the police in their investigations in any way we can. We cannot comment further while a police investigation is ongoing.”

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