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Appeal to trace last movements of Dover man found dead

Appeal to trace last movements of Dover resident found dead

Information is being sought by officers from the Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate who are investigating the death of a man in Dover.

The body of a 72-year-old man, believed to be David Watkins, was discovered at a private address in Templar Street at around 1.50pm on Thursday 16 May 2019.

Following the results of a post-mortem examination held on Wednesday 22 May, the death is being treated as unexplained and officers are continuing to carry out enquiries to establish the circumstances of the death and trace Mr Watkins’ movements in the weeks leading up to when he was found.

People who have not yet spoken to officers, are asked to come forward if they saw Mr Watkins over the past few weeks or witnessed anything suspicious in the area of Templar Street in the days leading up to when his body was discovered.

Vehicle owners are also asked to come forward if they have travelled down Templar Street near to the junction with London Road and might have dashcam footage taken between the morning of 8 May and the afternoon of 16 May.

Anyone with information is asked to call Kent Police on 01843 222289 quoting 16-0876.