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Suspicious Death - Gillingham

Investigation into the suspicious death of a male found in Lower Twydall Road, Gillingham on Thursday 13th July 2023

Details of Incident

The body of John Convey, 53, from Gillingham, was found just before 11.30pm on Thursday 13 July 2023 on a grass verge in Lower Tywdall Lane.

Officers from Kent Police’s Major Crime Unit are investigating Mr Convey’s death which is currently being treated as suspicious. His cause of death remains unknown at this time.


A 41-year-old man was arrested in connection with the death of John Convey, 53, from Gillingham on Wednesday 19th July 2023.


Since, a second male was arrested, this 46-year-old man was detained on Thursday 27 July 2023. Both of these males have been bailed pending further enquiries.


Investigators are continuing to appeal for anyone with information that assist the investigation to contact them. Drivers with dashcam and residents with private CCTV are also asked to check for relevant footage.



Contact Information

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If you would like to make an anonymous report you can contact the independent charity @Crimestoppers by visiting their website and completing the online form or call 0800 555 111 and quote reference 13-1805.