Kent PCSO’s son Julia James, whose body was found in Aylesham this week, has paid a poignant tribute to his ‘amazing mom’.
Julia, 53, was found in a forest near Snowdown on Tuesday afternoon (April 27)
After initially declaring her death a ‘suspect’, Kent Police have now opened a murder investigation into the death of the beloved mother of two.
However, 72 hours after the discovery of his body, there is still no suspect and still no motive.
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Police first descended on the small village between Dover and Canterbury on Tuesday evening.
When police confirmed that PCSO Julia James was the victim, tributes and flowers were left for the ‘loving family’ mum.
Julia’s son, Patrick Davis, 23, paid a touching tribute and a final farewell to his beloved mum, The sun brings back.
He said, “Mom, I can’t even believe I’m writing this. I love you madly.
“I’m completely in shock and still don’t think it’s real, but I just hope wherever you are that you’re happy and comfortable because that’s all you deserve.”
“You were the most amazing, loving, caring mother anyone could ask for and the circumstances around her just don’t make sense.
He then asked for space for his family during this time of mourning.
Meanwhile, a neighbor who lives near the scene where the PCSO was killed raised fears of similarities to this case and the notorious Chillenden murders in 1996.
The woman, who wanted to remain anonymous, said: “It’s too close to my house. It’s worrying.
“You associate it with what happened in Chillenden. Does it make you think someone killed people in the woods? You just don’t know, do you.
“It’s such a vast and remote area, so much so that anyone who did this horrible thing knew the area and knows all the routes.
“We are all walking there. It is a very popular path and a beautiful wood full of wild animals. Then suddenly this shocking tragedy. People are afraid now.”
Officers were called on Tuesday shortly after 4 p.m. at Akholt Wood in the Aylesham Road area of Snowdown where Julia’s body was found.
A press conference this afternoon by Kent Police confirmed that the force was pursuing a number of investigative leads.