Murder arrest after man found dead on rural Kent road

Police were called to Military Road on Appledore on Saturday afternoon Credit: Google Maps

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man's body was found on a country lane in rural Kent.

Officers were called to Military Road in the village of Appledore at 4.28pm on Saturday afternoon.

The body of a man, thought to be in his 40s, was found at the scene.

A man, in his 30s, was arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in police custody.

Officers remain at the scene and enquiries are ongoing to establish the circumstances surrounding the incident.

They would like to talk to anyone who saw any stationary vehicles or people in the area between 9pm on Friday 22 May and 4.30pm on Saturday 23 May.