Murder probe launched after girl 10 found dead in Surrey home
A tragic event has prompted the initiation of a murder investigation in Surrey as authorities look into the untimely demise of a 10-year-old girl. The distressing incident unfolded when law enforcement received a call regarding safety concerns at a residence on Hammond Road, Woking, around 02:50 BST.
A murder investigation has been launched after a girl’s body was discovered in Woking this morning.
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Detective Chief Inspector Debbie White conveyed the gravity of the situation, labeling it a “devastating incident.” The police have already identified several individuals of interest for potential questioning and have confirmed that they are not actively seeking any other suspects.
Fortunately, no additional individuals were harmed, according to a spokesperson for the police force. Detective Chief Inspector White affirmed the dedication of their officers in unraveling the circumstances surrounding the incident. Importantly, there is no perceived threat to the general public, she assured.
The area surrounding the Hammond Road address was marked by a substantial police presence, a situation expected to persist in the days ahead, according to Detective Chief Inspector White. The family of the young girl has been informed of the tragedy and is receiving support from specially trained officers to navigate through this challenging time.