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Person found dead in woodland after huge police response

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Original article from Kent Live

A person was found dead in woodland in Rainham after a huge police response in the area.

Seven Kent Police vehicles, forensic officers and Kent Fire and Rescue attended the scene of the incident in East Hoath Wood at 1pm yesterday (June 9)

Officers were called to after concern was raised for a person's welfare.

The scene of the incident was tapped off for hours leading up to the evening of Wednesday that saw a major response from services.

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A spokesperson for Kent Police said: " Kent Police was called at around 1pm on Wednesday 9 June 2021 due to concern for a person in East Hoath Wood, Gillingham.

"Officers attended the location along with South East Coast Ambulance Service and Kent Fire and Rescue Service.

"One person was declared deceased at the scene and their next of kin has since been informed."

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