A 53-year-old woman from Gravesend is believed to have been killed by a stallion in a field close to a hospital.
The body was discovered in the field in Darenth Wood Road in Dartford, at about 10am on Friday, according to Kent Police.
A police spokesman said the death of the woman is not being treated as suspicious. A report is being prepared for the coroner and the results of a post mortem examination are expected later today.
He said: “It is believed that a stallion in the field where the body was found may have caused her death.”
The woman’s identity has not yet been released.
The body was discovered in a field near to Darent Valley Hospital. The hospital confirmed earlier in a statement that she had been a patient prior to her death.
Paul Brand was at the scene with the latest: