Elderly couple found slain in scrapyard in Staffordshire, England

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Saturday, October 27, 2007

The location of the town of Uttoxeter in Staffordshire, England.

Bodies of an elderly couple have been found in Barlows scrapyard in Uttoxeter, Staffordshire, United Kingdom. BBC reports the bodies were found on Friday night.

A 29-year-old man was the only person at the scrapyard when police and ambulance crews arrived and has now been arrested as a suspect.

The scene has been cordoned off by police.

"The bodies remain in situ and the scene has been cordoned off and a forensic examination has begun," a police spokesman said at 17:30 BST, "It is expected that post-mortem examinations will be carried out (Saturday)."


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