Bodies of man and children found in Andover

The bodies of a man and two children have been found by a car on a bridleway near Andover in Hampshire. The 51-year-old man from Surrey and a a six-year-old girl and seven-year-old boy, were found on a lane by a walker, who called the police.

They are believed to be Michael Pedersen, his son and his daughter. Police are supporting their families, but say they are not looking for anyone else in connection with the deaths.

Nick Thatcher has the details. Det Supt Tony Harris from Hampshire Police read out a statement in this report.

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Children stabbed to death

A post mortem examination carried out on two children, found dead in a country lane in Hampshire, has revealed that they suffered multiple stab wounds.