Murder probe launched after man stabbed to death and second wounded at village pub | The Sun

COPS have launched a murder probe after a man was stabbed to death at a village pub and a second man was wounded.

Emergency crews were called to the Cricketers Inn in Meopham, near Gravesend, Kent, around 9.15pm on Saturday night following reports a man had been assaulted.

They found two men suffering with stab wounds.

A man in his 30s was pronounced dead at the scene while another man was taken to a hospital in London, where he remains in a stable condition.

A 29-year-old man and a 50-year-old man were later arrested on suspicion of murder.

The area overlooking the village green remained sealed off today as police continued their investigations.

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A Kent Police spokesman said: "The men involved are all believed to be known to each another and, at this stage, police are not looking for anyone else in connection with the investigation.

"Detectives from the Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate are continuing to make enquiries and Wrotham Road is currently closed at Meopham Green."

Police are appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident or anyone with information to call Kent Police on 101, quoting reference 05-1226.

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