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Police name elderly couple who died in IoW incident

The incident happened on Monday 20th June

An elderly couple who were found dead at an address in Shanklin on the Isle of Wight have been officially named by the police.

The bodies of 83-year-old Jean Irwin and 77-year-old John Irwin were found at an address on Albert Road, on Monday 20th June. Post mortem examination results revealed that Jean died from neck compression, her death is being treated as murder. Mr Irwin's died from ligature suspension, his death is not being treated as suspicious.

Investigations into the circumstances surrounding their deaths are continuing on behalf of the coroner. Hampshire Constabulary say they are not looking for anyone else in connection with the incident. Detectives say the Irwins' family members are being supported by specialist officers.

Bodies of two pensioners found on Isle of Wight

Detectives have begun an investigation following the death of two people in Shanklin on the Isle of Wight.

Officers were called to an address in Albert Road at 7.10am today (Monday, June 20).

They found the body of a 77-year-old man and an 83-year-old woman.

At this stage police are treating this as an isolated incident and they want to reassure the community that there is no wider risk.

Investigations will continue at the scene as officers work on behalf of the coroner to establish the exact circumstances of the deaths. but detectives say they are not looking for anyone else in connection with this incident.

Post mortem examinations are due to take place tomorrow.

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Death of Keziah, 6, treated as murder

Keziah's death is being treated as murder Credit: Hampshire Police

Detectives investigating the deaths of two people in East Cowes on Wednesday are now in a position to confirm the results of post mortem examinations carried out yesterday (Thursday June 2).

The post mortem examination of Darren Flux-Edmonds, 44, found death was by ligature suspension.

His death is not being treated as suspicious by detectives.

The result of the post mortem examination of his six-year-old daughter Keziah Flux-Edmonds was undetermined and further tests will be carried out.

Detectives are treating her death as murder and are continuing with their investigations on behalf of the coroner.

Detective Inspector Simon Baker said: “We are not looking for anyone else in connection with this incident and our specialist officers are continuing to support family members.”

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Candlelight vigil in memory of six-year-old girl

A community of the Isle of Wight has held a candlelight vigil in memory of a six-year old girl.

Hundreds turned out to pay tribute to Keziah Flux-Edmonds, who died in hospital after an incident at a house in East Cowes.

Her father Darren Flux-Edmonds was found dead at the house in Cromwell Avenue on Wednesday.

Police release picture of girl, 6, who died in Isle of Wight 'incident'

Keziah Flux-Edmonds, six years old, was found unconscious Credit: Hampshire Police

Police have named the two people who died following an incident in East Cowes.

Darren Flux-Edmonds, 44, was found dead by officers at an address in Cromwell Avenue.

His daughter Keziah Flux-Edmonds, six, was found unconscious at the address and was taken to St Mary’s Hospital. She died a short time later.

Investigations into the exact circumstances of the deaths are ongoing today on behalf of the coroner and post mortems are being carried out today.

The family are being supported by specialist officers.

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