Man arrested in connection with 1987 Tunbridge Wells murders
Cold case detectives have arrested a man on suspicion of murdering two women from Tunbridge Wells more than 30 years ago.
The suspect, aged 66, from Heathfield, East Sussex was detained on Thursday 3 December 2020, in connection with the deaths of Wendy Knell and Caroline Pierce in 1987 and taken into custody.
Her body was found the following month, on 15 December, in a field near St Mary in the Marsh, Romney Marsh.
The case has remained unsolved and subject to periodic reviews by cold case detectives from the Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate. Families of both victims have been informed of the arrest and are being kept updated.