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07/03/2019 09:35 GMT

Boy, 17, Arrested After Deaths Of Young Woman And Child In Ipswich

It is understood he has not been detained on suspicion of murder or manslaughter.

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Floral tributes at the property where the victims were found 

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

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

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

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

The arrested teenager has been taken to Martlesham police station for questioning.

It is understood he has not been detained on suspicion of murder or manslaughter.

Police have appealed for anyone with information to come forward.