Police remain in place outside a block of flats in Bourne End after three people were found dead there on Tuesday night.

This morning (Thursday), several officers were posted outside Orchard House, a supported accommodation block in Spring Gardens, after a murder investigation was launched.

The entire block has been cordoned off by police.

Officers on the scene advised that there would be a police presence in the area for at least the rest of the day.

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Police were called to the scene at around 9.55pm on Tuesday night following reports of a disturbance.

Bucks Free Press: Police have cordoned off the entire blockPolice have cordoned off the entire block

Upon their arrival, officers discovered three dead bodies – and evidence of a serious assault.

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The bodies of man and a woman from Bourne End, both in their sixties, and a man in his fifties from Hazlemere were found. The trio were known to each other.

Bucks Free Press: Officers were called to the area on Tuesday nightOfficers were called to the area on Tuesday night

Yesterday, one neighbour described how he saw “armed police” enter the back entrance of Orchard House on Tuesday night.

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Another described how they “couldn’t sleep” on Tuesday night after police raided the block.

Police are not looking for anyone else in connection with the murder investigation and have described the incident as a “targeted attack.”

Thames Valley Police has appealed for any witnesses to the attack to come forward and help with the investigation.

If you heard a disturbance or noticed anything unusual in the area on Tuesday night between 5pm and 10pm, call 101, quoting reference 2037 of 19/4/2022.

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