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Widow of murder victim Jack Treeby speaks of loss

By This is Kent  |  Posted: December 30, 2009

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THE widow of 43-year-old Jack Treeby, from Rainham, who died when he was hit by a car in Maidstone, has spoken about the tragic loss of a devoted husband and father to their five children.

Karen Treeby, of Sunderland Drive, Rainham, said he would never be forgotten, and added: "Jack was a loving, caring father and husband, who worshipped his wife and children. He did not deserve what happened to him.

"I feel like my heart has been ripped open. We have been robbed of a wonderful caring loving man who will live in our hearts forever."

Mr Treeby died from multiple head and chest injuries after he was struck in Quarry Road, Maidstone.

Detectives have launched a murder inquiry.

Another man, believed to be Mr Treeby's younger brother, was left seriously injured with gunshot wounds in the same incident.

A woman was arrested and is being questioned by police.

Officers continue to appeal for information and have today issued an image of a Range Rover, similar to the one officers believe was involved in the incident.

The image, of a Range Rover Vogue Turbo, is not the actual vehicle officers are looking for, but is a good likeness.

The vehicle they are trying to locate is a blue estate with possible registration number J862 WEG.

A special incident line has been set up on 01622 652222.

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    emma treeby, ,chatham  |  February 24 2010, 11:47AM

    R.I.P uncle jack x x x x

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    emma treeby, jacktreeby  |  February 24 2010, 11:46AM

    R.I.P uncle jack x x x x

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    courtney clarke, maidstone  |  February 03 2010, 11:03AM

    Jack i love you u shod be here not where you are u are aways in my heart and im my mind love you aways love you so much xxxxxlove from courtney xxxxxxxx

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    nancey wells, chatham  |  January 21 2010, 4:10PM

    Our hearts go out to karen and the children .Uncle Jack you will be sadly missed . love Emma, Mark ,Nancey,Sophie and little Mark x x x X X X

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    Liza treeby, Chatham  |  January 03 2010, 9:08PM

    R.I.P jack. Xxxx

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    shelley Hine, Sittingbourne  |  December 30 2009, 10:24PM

    My thoughts and prayers go out to Caroline, Alison and the rest of of the Treeby family who I didn't know very well. R.I.P Jack and Hope you get better soon Gary. Shelley Hine going back to before Bredhurst Junior School. xxxxx

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