Nothing Found In Garden Search

Police say they have found nothing during a search of a back garden in Tunbridge Wells following reports human remains may have been buried there.

Specialist officers spent all day yesterday digging up the garden of the three bedroom house in Rankine Road but say they have now completed their search.

They had been called in after the Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate received intelligence relating to a possible crime committed in the late 1950s in which a young woman died.

Detective Inspector Lee Whitehead, from the Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate, said: "The search of the garden in Rankine Road has been completed and no human remains have been found.

"I would very much like to thank the local residents from Rankine Road and the surrounding area for their co-operation and patience while we carried out this essential investigative work.''

The family who now live at the property moved out while the work took place.

A Kent Police spokeswoman said it was important to stress that they were not connected to the investigation.

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