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Kings Heath deaths still being treated as 'unexplained'

Police are continuing to investigate the deaths of two women who were found in a Kings Heath address on Monday.

The post mortem examinations have been carried out on the two women aged 64 and 95, who have not yet been formally identified.

The deaths are still being treated as unexplained, but police say they are not looking for anyone else in connection with the deaths.

Yesterday, police ruled out carbon monoxide poisoning after the fire service conducted tests at the property.

Post mortem examination after mother and daughter were found dead

Post mortem examinations will be carried out today on the bodies of a mother and daughter who were found dead at a house in Birmingham on Monday.

Police have ruled out that the 95 and 64 year old died from carbon monoxide poisioning.

Police and fire crew officers forced entry to the terraced home in Balaclava Road, Kings Heath, just before 7pm to find the mother and daughter inside the address. They were both pronounced dead at the scene.

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Police rule out death by carbon monoxide

Police investigating the deaths of two elderly women who were found in a Kings Heath house yesterday (Monday 11 February) have ruled out carbon monoxide poisoning.

Police and fire crew officers forced entry to the terraced home in Balaclava Road, Birmingham, just before 7pm to find the mother and daughter, aged 95 and 64, inside the address. They were both pronounced dead at the scene.

The post mortems will be carried out tomorrow, however tests conducted by the fire service confirmed there was no carbon monoxide leak in the property.

The deaths are still being treated as unexplained.

Two elderly bodies found at a house in Kings Heath

Police are investigating the deaths of two elderly women whose bodies were found in a house in Kings Heath yesterday (Monday 11th).

House in Kings Heath
House in Kings Heath Credit: ITV Central

Fire crews and the police forced entry into the home just before 7pm last night.

They found a 95-year-old who is believed to be the mother and a 64-year-old, believed to be the daughter, inside the property. They were both pronounced dead at the scene.

Police outside the home
Police outside the home Credit: ITV Central

The deaths are being treated as unexplained as a police inquiry is launched into the circumstances of their deaths.

The street closed off
The street closed off Credit: ITV Central

Bodies of two elderly women found in a house in Kings Heath

Police are investigating the deaths of two elderly women whose bodies were found in a house in Kings Heath yesterday (Monday 11th).

Fire crews and the police forced entry into the home just before 7pm last night.

They found a 95-year-old who is believed to be the mother and a 64-year-old, believed to be the daughter, inside the property. They were both pronounced dead at the scene.

The deaths are being treated as unexplained as a police inquiry is launched into the circumstances of their deaths.

Flats planning permission denied over threat to pub

ITV Central understands that a planning committee have today turned down an application to build flats next to the iconic Hare and Hounds pub in Kings Heath. There was concern that if these plans had got through, the Hare and Hounds would have been under threat due to its late night music licence.

If that had been removed due to its proximity to the flats, its owners said it would struggle to survive. However, the planning committee refused the application at a meeting today.

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Lorry driver in court one year after schoolgirl's death in Kings Heath

Hope Fennell died crossing Kings Heath High Street exactly a year ago
Hope Fennell died crossing Kings Heath High Street exactly a year ago Credit: ITV Central

A lorry driver has appeared in court charged with dangerous driving following the death of a 13 year old girl.

Hope Fennell died trying to cross Kings Heath High Street in Birmingham exactly a year ago today.

Darren Foster, who's from Alvaston in Derbyshire, is also charged with perverting the course of justice.

The 37 year old denies both charges and will stand trial in February.

Darren Foster from Alvaston in Derbyshire denies the charges against him
Darren Foster from Alvaston in Derbyshire denies the charges against him Credit: ITV Central
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