Man named in Tidworth deaths

Detectives are investigating the deaths of a man and two young children whose bodies were found in a flat at Tidworth on Sunday. The discovery was made just after lunchtime after an ambulance was called to Auchinleck House in Sidbury Heights.

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Police examining CCTV after Tidworth deaths

Detectives investigating the deaths of a man and two boys in a flat in Tidworth in Wiltshire are trying to build a picture of their last known movements by looking at CCTV.

The body of thirty-six-year-old Graham Gordon Anderson was found in the rented flat in Sidbury Circular Road on Saturday.

The bodies of two boys aged 3 and 11 - believed to be his children, were found in the room next door.

Post mortem examinations on the children are underway. Police say their deaths are being treated a suspicious, and that they are not looking for anyone else in connection with the incident.

The Brunel Major Crime Investigation Team at Marlborough Police Station, led by Det Chief Inspector Ian Saunders, is conducting the inquiry.

“We are gathering CCTV footage from shops in Tidworth and from buses which run through the town.

“It is very important that we establish the movements of Graham Anderson and the boys between Saturday 25 August and Saturday 1 September.

“I am grateful to members of the public who have called us with possible sightings but we would like to renew our appeal for information.

“We know that Mr Anderson was a regular bus user so we would appeal to fellow passengers and bus drivers to come forward if they recall seeing him and the boys during last week."

– Detective Chief Inspector Ian Saunders

Family appeal for information

Graham Anderson
Graham Anderson Credit: Family photo

The family of 36-year-old Graham Anderson, whose body was discovered in a flat in Tidworth in Wiltshire, have released a photo of him in the hope that local people will be able to help the police with the investigation into his death.

The owner of the flat in Tidworth discovered Mr Anderson's body, along with the bodies of two children believed to be his sons, on Saturday lunchtime.

Officers are hoping that members of the public will have seen him walking around the town in the hours prior to his death.

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Landlord discovered bodies of father and young sons

A forensic team is tonight continuing its investigation of a flat where a shocked landlord yesterday discovered the bodies of a father and his two young sons.

The father, who'd recently broken up with the boys' mother, had recently moved into the flat at Tidworth in Wiltshire.

Detectives are treating the boys' deaths as suspicious. They say they're not looking for anyone else in connection with the tragedy. John Ryall has been following today's events.

Police statement following the deaths of a man and two young boys

Police statement from Supt Matt Pullen, local policing commander for South Wiltshire

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“This tragic incident involving the deaths of a man and twoyoung children at a flat in Tidworth has caused understandable shock in thelocal community.

“Our heartfelt sympathies go out to the family and friends of the deceased.

“Local Police commanders are involved in the enquiry and are directing the actions of the Tidworth Neighbourhood Policing Team to ensure that we provide appropriate presence and reassurance at this difficult time.

“Community leaders have been contacted and briefed in order that they can provide additional reassurance to constituents.

“I would like to stress that no other persons are being sought at this stage in relation to this incident.

“We are grateful for the information and support provided by the public to the investigation and ask that anyone with information that may assist the enquiry contact Wiltshire Police on 101.”

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Police "not looking for anyone else" after Wiltshire deaths

Police press conference at Tidworth, Wiltshire Credit: ITV meridian

Police have said they are not looking for anyone else after the deaths of a man and two boys at a flat in Tidworth in Wiltshire.

The mother of the two boys has been informed of their deaths and police would like to hear from anyone who may have information about what happened at the address in Auchinleck House in Sidbury Heights.

Officers found the body of a man, thought to be in his thirties, in one room and those of the two young children in another room.

The property is cordoned off and a full forensic examination is being undertaken by crime scene investigators and a pathologist.

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