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Hednesford double murder: Investigation continues as suspected names released

Police in Staffordshire are continuing their investigation into the deaths of two people found inside a house.

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A murder investigation has got underway at the house on Alpine Drive

The murder investigation by Staffordshire Police has seen officers continuing enquiries around the house on Alpine Drive in Hednesford where the bodies were discovered by ambulance staff around 12.30pm on Tuesday.

The force also said that while formal identification has yet to take place, it said it believed the identities of the two people to be 22-year-old Lauren Evans from Bridgend in South Wales and 24-year-old Daniel Duffield from Cannock.

It also said it was referring an incident relating to recent police contact around the incident to the Independent Office for Police Conduct and said specially-trained officers were supporting the families.

A spokesman for Staffordshire Police said: "Our enquiries into a murder investigation in Hednesford are continuing after two people were found dead inside a house.

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