Police: Firearm found at scene of Wiltshire shooting

A firearm was recovered at the scene where a retired police inspector and his female partner were found dead on Saturday morning in Wiltshire, police have said.

Detective Chief Inspector Ian Saunders from Wiltshire police has said: "The investigation continues to try and establish what led to this tragic incident.

"We have recovered a weapon from the scene. My working assumption is that weapons were discharged and the victims had sustained some form of gunshot wounds."

Neighbours overheard a number of gunshots from the address yesterday morning
Neighbours overheard a number of gunshots from the address yesterday morning Credit: Ryan Hooper/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Post-mortem examinations will be carried out today.

Officers are not looking for anybody else in connection with the shootings, which happened on Moonrakers estate in Devizes.

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Two found shot dead in house

A retired police inspector and his partner have been found shot dead at a house in Devizes, Wiltshire, police have confirmed. The families have been informed but formal identification has not yet taken place.