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”.
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.”