Detectives have started a murder investigation following the suspicious death of a 19-year-old woman in Maidstone on Christmas Day, Kent Police have said.
A 27-year-old man from Maidstone has been arrested on suspicion of murder, and is in custody.
Police confirmed the victim is thought to have known the man who has been on suspicion of her murder.
Police discovered the body of a 19-year-old woman at a house on London Road, Maidstone, Kent, after 1.18pm today. A 27-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of her murder
Kent Police said they believe the victim may have known the man arrested on suspicion of her murder, file photograph
The alarm was raised at 1.18pm today according to Kent Police.
South East Coast Ambulance Service confirmed the 19-year-old woman was dead at the scene.
Forensic examiners have secured the crime scene and a full murder investigation has been launched.
The woman’s name has not yet been released while police inform her family of her death.
More to follow.