Kent PCSO tragically found dead in Akholt Wood.

Tonight we report the tragic and heart breaking news of the suspected murder ot a serving Police Community Support Officer.

Kent Police Officers were called shortly after 4pm on Tuesday 27 April to Akholt Wood in the Aylesham Road area of Snowdown where the body of a woman, aged 53 was found.

The victim is a serving Kent Police PCSO Julia James.

No arrests have been made at this time but detectives from the Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate are conducting enquiries to establish the circumstances and her death is being treated as suspicious.

It is believed her death is being treated as a murder investigation.

The thoughts of Police Hour are with the family, friends and those who worked with Julia.

Anyone with information should call Kent Police on 101 immediately.