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Murder arrest after body found at flats in Delce Road, Rochester

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man's body was found at a block of flats.

Emergency services were called to the property in Delce Road, Rochester , this morning to reports of burglary in progres s just after 10am.

A heavy police presence has been at the flats all day with forensics turning up at around 2.30pm.

A cordon was put in place at the roads junction with Foord Street, while nearby Ross Street was shut off by police, with at least four of the force's cars at the scene.

Police spokesman Scarlett Drayson said: "Kent Police was called to a report of a burglary in progress at a property in Delce Road, just after 10am today.

"Patrols attended the address and discovered the body of a man.

"A man was arrested on suspicion of murder and possession of Class A Drugs with intent to supply."

A second man has been arrested on suspicion of drug-related offences and both were taken into custody.

Detectives from Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate are expected to remain at the premises for a number of days while the scene is examined.

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