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Elderly couple died from gunshot wound to the head

Following the deaths of Donald and Margaret Knight on Wednesday 1 May, a forensic post mortem examination took place last night at Leicester Royal Infirmary. The cause of death in both instances has been confirmed as a gunshot wound to the head.

“I know that this tragic incident has shocked people in the local community and would like to offer reassurance that we are not seeking anyone else in connection with it. My thoughts and condolences are with the family at this difficult time.”

– Detective Chief Inspector Mark Behan, Northamptonshire Police