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Death within grounds of Lullingstone Castle 28/05

Detectives from the Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate are appealing for information as they investigate the circumstances surrounding the death of a man in Eynsford. Kent Police was called at 5.21pm on Thursday 28 May 2020 to reports of a disturbance in the grounds of Lullingstone Castle. Officers and South East Coast Ambulance Service attended and a man in his 60s was pronounced dead at the scene.


Details of Incident

Detectives from the Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate are appealing for information as they investigate the circumstances surrounding the death of a man in Eynsford.

 

Kent Police was called at 5.21pm on Thursday 28 May 2020 to reports of a disturbance in the grounds of Lullingstone Castle.

 

Officers and South East Coast Ambulance Service attended and a man in his 60s was pronounced dead at the scene. It is reported he may have been involved in an altercation with two boys or teenagers near to a lake within in the grounds prior to his death.   

 

Investigators are appealing for information from anybody who was in the area, including dog walkers, anglers and golfers, who witnessed the incident or saw two young people in the vicinity of the lake between 12pm and 6pm.  

 

They are also keen to obtain video footage from any vehicles that travelled along Castle Road or Shoreham Road, and any cyclists or joggers in the area between these times. Dashcam or GoPro footage can be attached to this form.

Contact Information

If you would prefer to speak to the Police please dial 101 quoting reference KP-20200528-1127
Crime Stoppers can also be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org