Man and woman found dead in Duffield home after New Year's Eve 'double murder'

1 January 2020, 12:14

A man and woman have been killed in an alleged double murder in Deryshire
A man and woman have been killed in an alleged double murder in Deryshire. Picture: Derbyshire Police

By Kate Buck

A double murder investigation has been launched after a man and woman were found dead at a home in Derbyshire.

Police were called to the property on New Zealand Lane, Duffield, at 4.11am on New Year's Day.

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in custody.

A local resident, who didn’t want to be named, told The Mirror: “I woke up this morning and had a look outside to see what the New Year was looking like.

“I was shocked to see all the tape and cones attached to my gate. I guess something serious happened because of the men in white suits but police won’t tell me anything.

“Everything was fine last night and we entered 2020 fine. We went to bed at around 1am and there were lots of fireworks but nothing unusual.”

Anyone with information is asked to call Derbyshire police on 101 or contact them via social media.

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