Search

No human remains found at Tunbridge Wells property

10:37 17 April 2012

Police line

Police line

Archant

Police have completed their search of the garden

Police searching the garden of a property in Tunbridge Wells said no human remains have been found.

A detailed forensic examination of the garden in Rankine Road on the Sherwood Estate started on Monday after officers received intelligence relating to a possible crime committed in the late 1950s in which a young woman died.

Police said the search has now been completed.

The officer in charge of the operation, Detective Inspector Lee Whitehead, said: “The search of the garden in Rankine Road has been completed and no human remains have been found.

“I would very much like to thank the local residents from Rankine Road and the surrounding area, for their co-operation and patience while we carried out this essential investigative work.”

Other popular content

Yesterday, 15:23

Tom Tugendhat urged the government to hold a formal discussion into the cultural value of high streets

Yesterday, 13:43

The star is performing at Canterbury’s Marlowe Theatre in Million Dollar Quartet from Febrary 27-March 4.

Yesterday, 09:44

The power station was decommissioned in 2013

Tue, 17:00

The announcement comes hours after the former Simon Langton Grammar School student was disinvited to this year’s Conservative POlitical Action Conference in the US

Digital edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters:

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter
Kent Life Food & Drink awards 2016. Open for entries.

Most read

Local business directory

Kent's trusted business finder