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.

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Wiltshire Police: Devizes gunshot deaths 'isolated'

We can confirm that at shortly before 11:00 am on Saturday 2nd March 2013, officers were called to a property at Moonrakers Estate, Devizes.

On arrival the bodies of a man and a woman were found. An investigation into the circumstances of their deaths is under way.

This is an isolated incident and have no reason to believe that anyone else is at risk.

The families have been informed but formal identification of the deceased has not yet taken place.

– Wiltshire Police spokesman

The spokesman said a post-mortem examination was still to take place, but that both victims appeared to have sustained gunshot wounds.

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