Essex one of the top ten places in the country for calls to the RSPCA about organised dog fighting.
Police Probe Deaths Of Elderly Southend Couple
Detectives are investigating the deaths of an elderly couple in Southend.
Essex Police said Officers were called to an address in Eastwood Road in the town at around 6.25pm on Tuesday following concerns for the welfare of a man and woman.
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They were both declared dead at the scene and police said they were treating the incident as unexplained.
Next of kin has been informed and investigations are ongoing.
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