The house where a couple were both found dead with ‘severe injuries’ is a women’s refuge, according to neighbors.
Police found a man and a woman who had both died from serious injuries after they were called to a Victorian property in Moseley, Birmingham, at 5. 30 pm yesterday.
The pair, who were both 28 years old, had suffered serious injuries and were pronounced dead at the scene.
Police say they were known to each other but did not live at the same address.
Today neighbors have said the block of flats w here the man and woman were found is run by Trident Reach, a charity offering a domestic abuse support service in Birmingham.
Neighbor Abba Khan Amedi, 73, a retired auditor, said: “It’s a hostel for women.”
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Raymond Price, 61, a driver, said: “It’s a hostel as far as I know. It’s owned by Trident.”
Retired nurse Diana West, 77, added: “I think it’s a hostel for vulnerable women. It’s very quiet normally.”
Officers say they are knot looking for anyone else in connection with the incident.
Mirror Online has approached Trident for comment.
Yesterday a neighbor claimed officers brought out a knife in an evidence container.
The resident toldBirminghamLive:“I heard police car after police car
“I looked out of my window and saw ambulances, police cars, armed police, police with dogs.
“I went outside and walked up the road. The road wasn’t closed off at this point but police were telling people to turn back.
“Then five minutes later, the police blocked the road off. They put the tape up.
“Officers brought out a knife in an evidence container.”
A statement from West Midlands Police this afternoon says: “Investigations continue today into the deaths of two people at a property in Moseley, Birmingham.
“The bodies of the man and woman, both aged 28, were found just before 5. 30 pm yesterday (9 Nov) in a flat off Oxford Road.
“The couple were known to each other but did not reside at the same address.
“Post mortem examinations will take place in due course, but detectives confirmed they are not looking for anyone else in connection with their deaths.”
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Detective Inspector Hannah Whitehouse, from the force’s homicide unit, said: “We are in the early stages of our investigation and still in the process of contacting the families of the deceased.
“This is a tragic incident which has resulted in the deaths of two people and we are working to understand what happened at the address last night and how they came about their injuries. “
Anyone with information who hasn’t already spoken to an officer is asked to contact police via Live Chat at west-midlands. police.uk between 8am and midnight or call 101 anytime quoting log 1862 of 9 / 11.
Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111.