Police investigate two women's deaths at house in Macclesfield
Tuesday 09 April 2013
An investigation is under way after the bodies of two women were found at a house.
The women, believed to be Rachel Clayton, 34, and Emma Speed, 30, were found when ambulance crews were called to the address in Crompton Road, Macclesfield, Cheshire, at around 8.20pm on Sunday.
It is thought the alarm was raised by a friend of the women. The paramedics subsequently notified Cheshire Police.
Shortly afterwards, Cheshire Fire Service and gas engineers also attended the property to check for a leak but tests found no indication of gas escaping, police said.
Post-mortem examinations were due to take place to establish the cause of their deaths however, detectives confirmed they are not looking for anybody else in connection with the incident.
A spokeswoman said: “Cheshire Police is currently investigating the deaths of two women at a house in Macclesfield.
“Officers were called to Crompton Road at 8.24pm on Sunday where the bodies of two women, believed to be Rachel Clayton, 34, and Emma Speed, 30, were discovered.
“Formal identification has not yet taken place.
“The deaths are being treated as unexplained but at this stage there is not believed to be any third party involvement.
“Inquiries are ongoing.”
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