Bodies of two women found 'undiscovered for some time' in Nottingham house believed to be mother and daughter

22 May 2024, 09:22 | Updated: 22 May 2024, 11:46

Officers were called to an address on Hartley Road, Radford
Officers were called to an address on Hartley Road, Radford. Picture: LBC

By Flaminia Luck

The bodies of two women which were found "undiscovered for some time" inside a house in Nottingham are believed to be a mother and her daugter, local news outlets have reported.

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According to the Nottingham Post, a woman in her 40s and her teenage daughter had been living at the address.

One neighbour said they had not been seen for around three months.

Nottinghamshire Police said officers were called at 11.04am on Tuesday after concerns were raised for the welfare of the occupants of a property in Radford

A cordon is in place at the address in Hartley Road and people in white forensic suits have been spottted at the scene as the investigation into the deaths continues.

The two people are believed to be a mother and daughter
Police gained entry to the property in the Radford area of the city yesterday. Picture: LBC
A cordon has been put in place
A cordon has been put in place. Picture: LBC

Neighbour Debra Williams said she last saw the pair in February, but didn't think this was unusual as they would often be away for months from time to time.

She said: "I noticed that a video I took of the back of my house from February to report fly tipping to the council also showed their house and you could see the windows open then."

My pictures show the windows last being closed around February 9. It's a crying shame."

Another neighbour, who wished to remain anonymous, said: "It’s very sad, I’m at a loss for words. I’ve tried finding out online what exactly happened but couldn’t find anything. It’s so sad."

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Detective Chief Inspector Ruby Burrow said: "Whilst we don't believe there to be an immediate risk to the public, we are keeping an open mind into what has happened at this address and will be working hard over the next few days to establish how and when these two women lost their lives.

"In the meantime my thoughts - and those of every other officer involved in this investigation - are with those who have died, their family and friends."

Officers were called to Hartley Road in Nottingham
Officers were called to Hartley Road in Nottingham. Picture: GoogleImages

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