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Video. Detectives have been given more time to interview four murder suspects after a body was found in a shop's basement in Chatham. It is believed the person found is missing grandmother Harjit Chaggar.
The police made an appeal on Friday to try to find the 69-year-old as she had been missing for two weeks. But this weekend, a woman's body was found at the shop in Luton Road, just a few yards from where Mrs Chaggar was last seen.
Kent Police are applying to Magistrates for more time to question four men in connection with the murder of a woman in Chatham.
This morning (Monday 16th September) officers will be attending Chatham Magistrates Court and requesting a warrant for further detention to give police extra time.
A murder investigation was launched following the discovery of a woman's body in the basement of a shop in Luton Road, Chatham on Saturday 14th September.
The body has not been identified but police are linking the murder to missing 69-year-old Harijit Chaggar, who was last seen on Monday 2nd September.
Those arrested on suspicion of murder are a 38-year-old and 44year-old from Maidstone, a 28-year-old from Gillingham and a 27-year-old from Chatham.
Detectives investigating a murder are quesitoning four men after a woman's body was found in a shop in Chatham in Kent. Officers say their investigation could be linked to that of a missing grandmother.
The shop was one of the last places visited by the woman who was reported missing nearly two weeks ago. Iain McBride reports.
Kent Police have launched a murder enquiry after a woman's body was found in the basement of a shop in Luton Road, Chatham on Saturday afternoon.
A spokesperson said it was too early to confirm if it is the body of 69-year-old Harjit Chaggar - she was reported missing on the second of September.
Four men have been arrested in connection with the incident. They remain in police custody.