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Knockholt station murder victim named as Samir Draganovic, 23, from Croydon

PUBLISHED: 16:43 09 November 2017

Knockholt Station

Knockholt Station

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A 37-year-old man was arrested earlier this week and remains in custody

Detectives have named the man murdered at Knockholt station on Sunday evening as Samir Draganovic.

The 23-year-old from Croydon was found near the tracks shortly after 12.05am on Monday.

Initial scene examination indicated that the incident was not suspicious, however further enquiries have brought new information to light and detectives launched a murder investigation earlier this week.

Officers believe that shortly before 9.30pm on Sunday, the victim was chased into the station by another man.

The victim was then chased onto the tracks. A short while later, the other man walked back onto the platform and exited the station.

On Wednesday, officers arrested a 37-year-old man from the Knockholt area on suspicion of murder. He remains in custody as enquiries continue.

Police are continuing to appeal for witnesses and anyone with any information is urged to get in touch by sending a text to 61016 or by calling 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference 3 of 06/11/2017.

Alternatively, information can be passed anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Trains were diverted away from the station throughout Tuesday while the investigation took place.

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