PCSO Julia James Murder: What we know so far about the investigation

Kent Police have made no arrests in relation to the Police Community Support Officer Julia James who was murdered when she was walking her dog.

Julia is a 53-year-old mum and she was found with serious head injuries near Aylesham on April 7th.

Police currently have identified no suspects or motivates for the killing.

Assistant Chief Constable Tom Richards has appeared before the national press to release a new image of Julia which showed the clothes she was wearing on the day she was murdered.

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She was discovered on a footpath near Akholt Wood, Snowdown, Aylesham shortly after 4pm on April 27.

She was out walking her Jack Russell dog Toby who was found alive next to her.

following the discovery of her body a major murder investigation was launched which has included local searches and road checks.

Kent Police have admitted that at the moment they have “no arrests and established no clear suspects”.

But at this time ACC Richards has stated he is unwilling to talk about specifics in the lines of inquiry.

A large area surrounding the location where Julia was found is currently being searched and combed by specialist police search teams.

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Forensics officers are also within the area looking at points of interest and have also carried out DNA tests on Julia’s dog Toby who was believed to be with her at the time of the murder.