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Man and woman found dead

The bodies of a man and a woman have been found at a property in Staffordshire.

Emergency services were called to an address on Hill Street in Hednesford at around 10:30am this morning (16 May), where they discovered the bodies of a man in his 20s and a woman in her 40s. 

Detectives are currently working to establish the circumstances surrounding their deaths, which are still being treated as unexplained.

Post-mortems will take place in due course. 

Neighbourhood officers are increasing patrols in the area and engaging with the local community to provide reassurance. Forensic investigations are ongoing at the scene and officers are completing house-to-house enquiries. 

An address in North Avenue, Stafford has been searched, but has now been eliminated from enquiries. 

Anyone with information should contact 101 quoting incident number 196 of 16 May.

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