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Investigation launched into the death of a man and woman in Newark.

Officers were called to a property in Blackbrook Road just after 10 am yesterday (Tuesday 25 June).

A man and a woman, known to each other, were pronounced dead at the scene. 
A cordon is in place while a thorough investigation takes place.
Detective Inspector Craig Hall, who is leading the investigation, said:
"First and foremost, our thoughts are with the family and loved ones of those affected by this tragic incident.
"An investigation into the circumstances surrounding these two deaths is ongoing and is very much in its early stages.
"I'd like to reassure members of the community that while we are keeping an open mind, we do not currently believe there is any broader risk to the public.
"We would also ask the public to respect the privacy of family members at what is an incredibly difficult time for them. They are being supported by specially trained officers.
"If anyone has any information about the incident, please call 101, quoting incident number 167 of 25 June 2024 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111."

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