Killamarsh tragedy: Four people found dead in Derbyshire house – man arrested

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Killamarsh tragedy: Four people found dead in Derbyshire house - man arrested
Killamarsh tragedy: Four people found dead in Derbyshire house - man arrested

A murder probe is under way after four people were found dead in a house in Derbyshire.

Derbyshire Police have arrested a man in connection the deaths, which were discovered yesterday morning (September 19) at a property in Killamarsh, North East Derbyshire.

According to a DerbyshireLive report, investigating officers are not looking for anyone else as they believe the incident to be isolated.

Officers first received a call at around 7:25am on Sunday morning, although news of the deaths emerged overnight between Sunday night and Monday morning. Investigations are ongoing.

Close family of the victims have been informed and are being supported by specially trained officers.

‘It is understandably a worrying time for the community’
In a statement, Detective Chief Inspector Rob Routledge, who is leading the investigation team, said: “We would really like to hear from anyone who saw or heard anything suspicious in the early hours of this morning, or has any information which they think could help with our inquiries. No matter how small you think that information may be, please do get in touch with us.

“It is understandably a worrying time for the community, and we would like to thank them for their patience and understanding at this time. It was important to us that close relatives of those involved were informed before we could give further details about incident.

“Residents will continue to see a large police presence in the area, and patrols are being carried out for reassurance. If you do have any concerns, please don’t hesitate to speak to them.”

Police have urged anyone with information about the incident to come forward.

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