Woman and child killed by Slough train are named

A mother and son who died after being hit by a train at Slough station in Berkshire yesterday have been named as Rubina Khan, 46, and 10-year-old Amaar Khan.

A spokesman for British Transport Police said the victims still had to formally identified but that was who they strongly believed them to be.

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Train death mother 'killed herself after battling depression'

Slough railway station was closed for six hours yesterday. Credit: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

The family of a mother and son who died after being hit by a train believe she killed herself after suffering from a "long tackle with depression".

Police "strongly believe" the victims are Rubina Khan and her son Amaar and are working on one line of inquiry the deaths on Tuesday were a "murder-suicide".

Mrs Khan's niece Rahima Khan said she did not think her aunt meant to harm Amaar.

Posting on Twitter, she wrote: "Two family members gone but never forgotten.

"Today I lost an Aunty, after a long tackle with depression she committed suicide today, unknowingly she dragged her son along with her."

A British Transport Police spokesman said officers were "keeping an open mind" about the incident.

Mother and son who died after being hit by train named

A mother and son who died after being hit by a train at Slough station in Berkshire yesterday have been named as Rubina Khan, 46, and 10-year-old Amaar Khan.

A spokesman for British Transport Police said the victims still had to formally identified but that was who they strongly believed them to be.

The spokesman added: “Specialist officers are currently providing support to the family and we ask that they be left to grieve and come to terms with what has happened.”

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Woman and child are Slough station train victims

Police have confirmed the two victims who died after being hit by a train at Slough station are a woman and a child.

British Transport Police said the deaths are being treated as suspicious and investigators are appealing for witnesses to the tragedy to come forward.

Sources said police were "keeping an open mind" and were not ruling out "foul play" as inquiries continued.

Rail services were cancelled and changed as Slough station was closed amid a heavy police presence.

Anyone with information can call police on 0800 40 50 40 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111, quoting log ESUB/B3 of 23/9/14.

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Two killed after being hit by a train at Slough

Two people have been killed after being hit by a train at Slough in Berkshire. Police are currently treating their deaths as suspicious.

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