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Double murder investigation in Wakefield

West Yorkshire police are investigation Photo: West Yorkshire police

Police have launched a murder investigation following the discovery of two female bodies at an address in Wakefield.

Officers were contacted by Kent Police at 4.47am this morning after a 19-year-old woman in Dover raised concerns for the safety of two women from the West Yorkshire area.

Following a search of a flat on Barden Road, Wakefield, the bodies of two deceased females were found. The flat and the surrounding area has been sealed off while a forensic examination of the scene is undertaken.

Three people, two men aged 19 and 23 and one 19-year-old woman, have been arrested by Kent Police on suspicion of murder and remain in police custody.