A man in his 20s has been arrested in connection with the death of PCSO Julia James, Kent police said.
James was found dead in Akholt wood near her home in Snowdown, Kent, on 27 April. A postmortem examination revealed the 53-year-old died from significant head injuries.
Kent police have said a man in his 20s from the Canterbury area was arrested at 9.30pm on Friday 7 May. The force confirmed the man is a British national.
Assistant chief constable Tom Richards from Kent police said: “We continue to urge anyone with information, no matter how small or insignificant it may seem, to contact us.
“If you were in the Snowdown area between 1pm and 4.30pm on Tuesday 27 April, please contact us.
“This includes anyone local who may have seen something out of place at the time, or who came across someone who made them feel uneasy – such as feeling compelled to cross the road or change the route they were walking.”
More details soon …