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'Unexplained' death at Canterbury care home investigated by police

By Gerry Warren

Police are treating the death of a pensioner at a Canterbury care home as "unexplained".

Officers and paramedics were called to the The Chase in Ethelbert Road.

They found a man in his 70s dead and forensic officers were later called to the scene.

The Chase care home in Ethelbert Road, Canterbury
The Chase care home in Ethelbert Road, Canterbury

Emergency services attended shortly before 5.30pm on Sunday.

A police spokesman said the death was being treated as unexplained and inquiries to establish the circumstances are ongoing.

The Chase is a 31-bed facility specialising in dementia care.

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