Man, 35, arrested on suspicion of murder after man and woman found dead at house in Lancashire 


Man, 35, is arrested on suspicion of murder after man and woman found dead at a property in Lancashire

  • The body of a man and a woman were found  by police at a house near Preston
  • Officers were called to property on Cann Bridge Street at 1:40pm on Saturday
  • 35-year-old local man was arrested yesterday evening on suspicion of murder  










A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after the bodies of a man and a woman were found by police at a property near Preston yesterday afternoon. 

Lancashire Police were called to a house on Cann Bridge Street in the village of Higher Walton at 1:40pm on Saturday afternoon after receiving reports of safety concerns for the occupants of the property.

Officers forced their way into the house in South Ribble, Lancashire where they discovered the bodies of a man and a woman. Both were declared dead at the scene.

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after two people were found dead inside a house in Cann Bridge Street, Higher Walton in South Ribble, Lancashire

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after two people were found dead inside a house in Cann Bridge Street, Higher Walton in South Ribble, Lancashire

Lancashire Police were called to a house on Cann Bridge Street in the village of Higher Walton at 1:40pm on Saturday afternoon after receiving reports of safety concerns for the occupants of the property (pictured)

Lancashire Police were called to a house on Cann Bridge Street in the village of Higher Walton at 1:40pm on Saturday afternoon after receiving reports of safety concerns for the occupants of the property (pictured)

A 35-year-old man was arrested last night on suspicion of murder and remains in custody.

Police have launched a murder investigation and say the deaths are being treated as ‘suspicious’.   

This morning, floral tributes have already started being placed close to the home. 

A spokesman for the force said yesterday: ‘Detectives have launched a murder investigation after two people were found dead inside a house in Higher Walton.

‘We were called at 1.40pm today (November 20) to a concern for the safety of the occupants of a property in Cann Bridge Street. Officers have forced entry and sadly found a man and a woman deceased.

‘Their deaths are being treated as suspicious and a scene is currently in place. 

This morning, floral tributes have already started being placed close to the home (pictured)

This morning, floral tributes have already started being placed close to the home (pictured)

‘A 35-year-old local man has this evening been arrested on suspicion of their murders. He remains in custody at this time.

‘The family of the victims have been made aware of the latest development and are being supported by specially-trained officers. Our thoughts remain with them at this time.

‘A dedicated team of detectives have been assigned to the case and enquiries are very much ongoing.

‘Reassurance patrols have been stepped up in the area as a precaution.

‘Anyone with information should call 101, quoting log 0841 of November 20, 2021.’ 

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