Detectives have launched a murder investigating into the death of a 27-year-old man who police say was fatally stabbed in Dartford.

Kent Police were called to reports of a man with serious injuries at a private address in Darenth Hill around 10:45pm on Tuesday, May 26.

A man, 27, died at the scene, and a post mortem revealed he had died from a stab wound.

A murder investigation was launched and a 63-year-old from Dartford was arrested in the early hours of May 27 in connection with the death.

The man, who was known to the victim, has since been released on bail, pending further enquiries, until June 25.

Detectives are now investigating the death, and anyone with information is encouraged to call Kent Police on 01474 366149 quoting reference 26-1779.

You can also call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or complete the online form at