Two arrested in murder investigation following discovery of a man’s body in Cliftonville

Police in Ethelbert Road Photo Mike Beaumont

Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate officers investigating a murder in Margate have arrested two men.

A 54-year-old man from Margate was arrested yesterday ( Monday 3 July) and a 35-year-old man from Margate was arrested the today.

They both currently remain in police custody.

Photo Julie Norwood

The arrests follow the discovery of a man’s body at a private  address in Ethelbert Terrace, Cliftonville, earlier in the day. Officers taped off the alleyway and forensic investigators were in the garden and a flat of a property off the alley, which fronts on to Ethelbert Terrace.

The suspects and victim were believed to be known to each other and enquiries into the death continue.