Five people are being questioned after a man was found stabbed to death in Maidstone early yesterday morning.
The 21 year old victim was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics who were called to an address in Sutton Road at 2.13am.
One man is being questioned on suspicion of murder - he is believed to be known to the victim. Another man and three women are also being held in connection with the incident.
Kent Police said: "A murder investigation has been launched by detectives from the Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate. A post-mortem examination has not yet been held.
"One line of inquiry is that the incident happened in Cornwall Close, Maidstone.''
Police are urging anyone with information to contact them on 01622 690690 or Kent Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111.