Three arrested after two babies found dead in house in South Wales

28 November 2022, 06:56 | Updated: 28 November 2022, 13:00

Police remain at the scene
Police remain at the scene. Picture: LBC

By Emma Soteriou

Three people have been arrested after the bodies of two babies were found in a house in south Wales.

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Officers were called to the house in Wildmill, Bridgend, at just before 8pm on November 26.

Two men aged 37 and 47, and a 29-year-old woman, have been arrested on suspicion of concealing the birth of a child and they remain in police custody.

An investigation is ongoing and detectives are keen to hear from anyone with information.

The cordon has been extended throughout the day
The cordon has been extended throughout the day. Picture: LBC

Superintendent Marc Attwell, from South Wales Police, said: "This is very distressing incident, and we are appealing for anyone with information, to please get in touch.

"There will be a visible police presence in the area as extensive inquiries continue over the weekend and we encourage anyone with information or concerns to talk to officers."

Council Leader Huw David said: "This is shocking and tragic news, and the residents of Wildmill are supporting one another closely while South Wales Police carry out their ongoing investigations.

"The council is offering the police its full co-operation, and is reminding people of the importance of remaining calm and avoiding speculation while the investigation is underway."

Anyone with any information can phone 101 quoting reference number *399650 or contact police via email: SWP101@south-wales.police.uk.

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