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Police: 'Good response' to cctv appeal after shooting

Joe Daniels was the landlord of The Red Cow pub in Folkestone Photo:

Detectives investigating the death of pub landlord in Kent last year, say that they have had a good response to a media appeal after they issued a CCTV image of a man who might have important information.

Fifty-eight-year-old Joe Daniels was found in an unresponsive state inside the Red Cow pub in Foord Road in Folkestone just before 11.30am on Wednesday 22 November 2017. He had suffered an injury consistent with a gunshot and was pronounced dead at the scene. Kent Police said that a firearm was recovered at the scene.

The Red Cow pub in Folkestone

On Saturday 27th January, police issued a cctv image of a man seen in the area at the time, who may have had vital information. They said that there was no indication that he had done anything wrong, but that they needed to speak to everyone who had been in the vicinity. Kent Police said that..."All information, no matter how seemingly insignificant, could be essential to our investigation...'

‘Once again, we would like to thank all those people who have come forward with information so far. Witnesses can contact us through our appeal line on 01303 289600 quoting reference 22-0453 or Kent Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.’

– Senior Investigating Officer, Detective Chief Inspector Richard Vickery