Detectives confirm second body found in Duckmanton
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Officers investigating the death of a woman in Duckmanton can now confirm that a body of a man was also found in the town today and that we believe the two deaths are linked.
We are not looking for anyone else in connection with the deaths.
A woman was found injured in a field near to Staveley Road at around 8.40am. Paramedics attended and the woman, who was in her early 20s, sadly died at the scene.
At 11am, the body of a man in his mid-30s was found in a field off Tom Lane, Duckmanton.
We have traced and informed both families and specialist officers are supporting them at this time.
We appreciate that what has happened in Duckmanton today will have shocked and upset many people in the community and officers will carry out extra patrols in the coming days. We would urge you to stop and speak to an officer if you wish to raise any concerns.
Anyone with any information is asked to contact using the following methods quoting reference number 21*000338849.
- Facebook– send us a private message to /DerbyshireConstabulary
- Twitter– direct message our contact centre on @DerPolContact
- Website– complete the online contact form derbyshire.police.uk/ContactUs.
- Phone – call us on 101.
You can also anonymously contact the independent charity Crimestoppers, on 0800 555 111 or by visiting www.crimestoppers-uk.org.