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Death of photographer Sabrina Goacher in Tunbridge Wells declared non-suspicious by police

The death of a popular photographer whose body was found in woodland in Tunbridge Wells has been declared "non-suspicious" by police.

Sabrina Goacher was discovered in a grassy area off Church Road and Rusthall Commons, at just before 9pm on August 19, shortly after she was reported missing by friends and family.

Sabrina Goacher died in August
Sabrina Goacher died in August

A post-mortem completed the day after the 30-year-old's body was found was unable to establish the cause of death, and it still remains unexplained some five months on.

A local man in his 30s, who was known to Miss Goacher, was arrested during the course of the investigation but was never charged.

Police did not confirm why the man was arrested.

Miss Goacher was a popular photographer who worked with local festivals and bands as well as being employed as a front of house supervisor at West Kent College.

She also worked on-and-off at Cassidy's Sports Bar in Castle Street for 12 years, where she was fondly remembered by staff.

A forensic tent was put up in Church Road, Tunbridge Wells
A forensic tent was put up in Church Road, Tunbridge Wells

Landlord John Hoare said in August: "It's difficult to describe someone who was just so lovely."

Friends also paid tribute to her on social media, with one calling her "one of the nicest, most genuine people I've ever met".

Miss Goacher had last been spotted at 6.17am on Sunday, August 18 in St John's Road wearing a yellow reversible jacket, and then was seen again six minutes later in Mount Ephraim with the jacket reversed and showing a dark green material with yellow lining.

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