Maidstone 'murder': Man, 21, stabbed to death on high street as four arrested


Four men have been arrested after a 21-year-old was stabbed to death in the street in the early hours of this morning.

At around 3am on Sunday morning police were called to Maidstone High Street following reports of a disturbance.

When they arrived they found a 21-year-old man who had been stabbed.

He was declared dead at the scene.

Four men were also injured, with three taken to a London hospital and the fourth taken to a local hospital.

Kent Police arrested four men from London on suspicion of murder.

The High Street remained cordoned off on Sunday morning

A 23-year-old man, two 21-year-old men and a 19-year-old man all currently remain in custody.

The High Street remains closed while Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate investigate.

Forensic officers could be seen working behind the police cordon on Sunday morning.

Forensic officers investigated as four men were kept in custody

Jubilee Square and the top end of the high street were closed to the public after blood splatters were found on the pavement.

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