A TRAGIC PCSO found murdered near woodland was bludgeoned to death - with cops admitting they have "no idea" on her killer or motive.
Julia James, 53, was discovered with "significant" head injuries at Akholt Wood in Snowdown, Kent, on Tuesday with her Jack Russell by her side.
Her killer remains at large with police keeping an "open mind" over why the mum-of-two was murdered.
Officer say they can't rule anything out at this stage - including whether there was a sexual motive behind the brutal killing.
Kent Police Deputy Chief Constable Tim Smith told BBC Radio Kent: "We are working very hard to identify a motive and we are working very hard to identify who may have committed this.
"We don't have any clear suspects at this time but we are working very hard to identify that."
DCC Smith added: "We are keeping a very open mind about the motive and until we can follow those different lines of inquiry which will help us to get close to the truth we may be able to confirm different parts.
"But at the moment the investigation team need to keep an open mind about why this has happened and who has committed this awful crime."
Murdered PCSO Julia James ‘battered to death’ as cops admit they have ‘no idea’ of killer or motive
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