Man and woman found 'shot dead'

Police are investigating after two bodies were found at a property in Wiltshire

Police are investigating after two bodies were found at a property in Wiltshire

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Police are investigating after two people were found dead at a property in Wiltshire. It is believed they had been shot.

The bodies of a man and a woman were discovered on Saturday morning at a home on the Moonrakers Estate in Devizes with apparent gunshot wounds, Wiltshire Police confirmed.

A spokesman said: "We can confirm that at shortly before 11am on Saturday, March 2, officers were called to a property at Moonrakers Estate, Devizes.

"On arrival the bodies of a man and a woman were found. An investigation into the circumstances of their deaths is under way.

"This is an isolated incident and we have no reason to believe that anyone else is at risk."

Cordons have been placed around the scene as investigators continue their enquiries.

The families have been informed but formal identification of the deceased has not yet taken place, police said.

The spokesman said a post-mortem examination was still to take place, but that both victims appeared to have sustained gunshot wounds.

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