Ipswich deaths: Boy, 17, arrested after woman and young child found dead at property

Victim's body found at address by ambulance staff and child later died at scene

A 17-year-old boy has been arrested after a woman and young child died at a property in Ipswich.

Police were called to an address in Swinburne Road by East of England Ambulance at 5pm on Wednesday after a woman’s body was found.

A young child also discovered at the address was treated by paramedics but died at the scene, Suffolk Police said.

The teenage boy was arrested and taken to Martlesham police station for questioning.

The force said next of kin for both of the victims have been informed.

Anyone with information is asked to call Ipswich CID on 101 quoting CAD reverence 284 of 6 March.

A murder investigation was launched in Leyton, east London, on Wednesday after a man in his mid-20s was fatally stabbed.

A 22-year-old man, from Southampton, also died on Wednesday a week after he was hit by a vehicle and stabbed several times in Oxford.

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