Murder Inquiry Launched Following Braintree Shooting

Detectives have launched a murder inquiry following a shooting incident in Braintree.

Officers were called to an address at Bartram Avenue in the early hours of today, where they found the bodies of a woman and a child.

A man is currently in hospital under police guard and police are not seeking anyone else in connection with this incident at this time.

Officers from the Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate are at the scene and enqiries are continuing into the circumstances leading up to this incident.

Anyone with any information is asked to call police.


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