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Double murder probe in Sheffield after couple in their 70s found fatally injured - man, 51, arrested

POLICE in Sheffield launched a double murder probe after a man and a woman were found dead on Sunday (27 November 2022).

Officers were called just after 10.15am this morning to a report of a concern for welfare at a property on Terrey Road in Dore. Emergency services attended and found a man and a woman, both in their 70s, critically injured. They were sadly pronounced dead at the scene.

A 51-year-old man was arrested at the scene on suspicion of murder. He remains in police custody at this time.

Specially-trained officers are supporting the families of those confirmed dead at this time.

Chief Superintendent Shelley Hemsley, from Sheffield district, said: “This incident will have no doubt caused a lot of concern within the community and our thoughts remain with the families of the pair who have sadly lost their lives this morning.

“We have a number of officers at the scene and expect them to be there for quite some time today as we carry out a thorough investigation. Anyone who may have any information – no matter how small it may seem – should contact us as it may assist with our enquiries.

“Information can be passed to us by calling 101 quoting log number 305 of 27 November 2022, or by using our online portal at

“Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”


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