Podcast: Ashford town centre cordoned off by police after woman’s body found

Ashford town centre has been taped off by police after a woman’s body was found.

Officers and paramedics were called to the High Street just before 11.30pm last night. Hear from our reporter Dan Wright who’s at the scene.

Also in today’s podcast, a man is starting life in prison for murdering a homeless barrister in Canterbury.

Sobantu Sibanda, 28, who’s also homeless, attacked Guy Malbec in a car park last April and left him wrapped in a sleeping bag. We’ve got reaction from police and the victim’s brother-in-law who spoke outside court.

The ambulance trust covering Kent has apologised after a woman died in her mum’s arms while waiting to be seen by paramedics.

Denise Aitcheson from Canterbury called emergency crews after her daughter started to have chest pains – but it took more than an hour for the call to be given top priority.

You can also hear from an Ashford hairdresser who discovered her own hair was falling out so is vowing to help support others with alopecia.

Hediye Garcia discovered a bald spot on the side of her head while checking her hair extensions in 2022.

Sam Lawrie’s got a round up of everything going in Kent this weekend.

And in sport, Gillingham will be looking to make it four wins in a row in the league as they welcome Forest Green Rovers to Priestfield.

The Gills are just outside the play-off places while the visitors are bottom of the table and sacked their manager last night.