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Police investigating after man and woman found dead in house in Sleaford in Lincolnshire

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Police are investigating after a man and a woman were found dead at a house. Emergency services were called to a house in George Street, in Sleaford in Lincolnshire, just after 4pm on Sunday, May 1.

A woman, believed to be in her 30s, was found injured and pronounced dead at the scene. Another man, thought to be aged in his 40s, was also found dead at the house. Their deaths are currently being treated as unexplained and formal identification has yet to be carried out.

A cordon was in place at the property while forensics teams complete their examinations and police officers are in the area carrying out enquiries and in a bid to reassure residents that live there, Grimsby Live reports.

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Speaking on Sunday, Detective Inspector Andy McWatt, who is leading the enquiry for Lincolnshire Police, said: “Our thoughts are with the family and loved ones of those who have lost their lives. We have specialist officers working with the family and we will do our best to support and look after them.

“The tragic events of this afternoon must be a real shock to people living in the area and I want to make clear that we are doing all we can to find out exactly what has happened.

“We have a team of officers diligently working on this investigation and we are carrying out a number of lines of enquiry, and we are still keen to hear from the public. Did you see or hear anything that seemed odd or out of place, or heard anything that suggested a disturbance in or around the area? If so, please do contact us as soon as possible. Sometimes even the most seemingly small piece of information can prove significant. We appreciate all the information that people take the time to report to us.”

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