Police continue to investigate double death

POLICE today remain at the house where a father died and his teenage daughter suffered fatal injuries.

Tragedy struck the large Essex village of Sible Hedingham yesterday, as emergency services cordoned off Prayors Hill and discovered Costas Pierides and his daughter Margaret with life threatening injuries.

Mr Pierides was confirmed dead at the scene.

The 16-year-old teen was airlifted to hospital but lost her fight for life after arriving at Colchester General.

A spokesman for Essex Police said that post-mortems were set to take place today, and that the results were expected early next week.

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Police remain at the house, to allow for any further forensic work, however no work is planned for today.

He later said: “I can confirm that our investigating officer is not looking into anything to do with a gun or gun shot wounds.”

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Police are not looking for anyone else in connection with the inquiry.

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