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Man held in ‘murder’ inquiry after deaths of woman and girl, 11

Police officers were called to a property in Gloucester and arrested a 28-year-old.

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after the bodies of a woman and 11-year-old girl were found in Gloucester, police said.

Officers were called during the early hours of Monday to a property in Dexter Way, Gloucester where it was reported that two people had been seriously injured.

A 31-year-old woman and an 11-year-old girl were declared dead at the scene, a Gloucestershire Police spokesman said.

“A 28-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of the murder of the woman and the girl,” the spokesman said.

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A 28-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder (Aaron Chown/PA)

“Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Gloucestershire Constabulary on 101 quoting incident 73 of May 28.

“Cordons will remain in place at locations linked to the investigation while our inquiries continues.

“No further details are available at this time.”

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