Man dead and woman seriously injured in Bircotes

An investigation is underway after a man was found dead at a house in Bircotes, Nottinghamshire this morning. A woman was also taken to hospital with serious injuries, while two children were found uninjured.

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Gunshot victim's condition improves

The condition of woman who suffered gunshot injuries in Bircotes on Friday 27 December 2013 has improved.

33-year-old Shani Cockerell was found with critical injuries at a house in Galway Road in the early hours of the morning.

She was taken to hospital where she remains in a serious but stable condition showing further improvement in the last few days.

The body of a man, Paul White, was also discovered at the property.

Police believe Mr White shot her before turning the gun on himself.

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