West Mercia officer and child found dead in unexplained circumstances

A serving officer from West Mercia Police and a three-year-old child have been found dead at an address in Kidderminster in circumstances the force say are “unexplained”.

Aug 13, 2021
By Tony Thompson

Officers were called earlier today (August 13) a property in Cairndhu Drive following the concerns for the welfare of a man and young child at the address.

On arrival officers found the man, aged 39, and a three year old child had “sadly passed away”.

An investigation has been launched into the deaths, which are currently being treated as unexplained.

Assistant Chief Constable Rachel Jones said: “It is with great sadness that I share the news that a serving police officer and a three year old child have passed away. While the circumstances of the deaths are not fully known, this is clearly a tragic incident and our deepest condolences are with family and colleagues.”

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