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15 April 2013, 16:26
The bodies of three children have been found at a home in Lowestoft after the death of a woman yesterday morning at a car park in the town.
An area of Lowestoft was closed off after a woman was found with severe head injuries.
Police attended the incident in Gordon Road just after 8am. It is believed she fell from a car park.
Ambulance and air ambulance attended however the woman, who is believed to be in her twenties, was pronounced deceased on scene.
Enquiries into the incident led police to an address in London Road South, Lowestoft where the bodies of three children were discovered. The children are all believed to be infants aged three, two and eleven months.
Police are treating their deaths as suspicious and they will be taken to the James Paget Hospital at Gorleston for post-mortem examinations by a Home Office pathologist.
Their identities are not able to be released until after formal identification has taken place. However it is believed that they are the children of the deceased woman who is being named locally as Fiona Anderson. She is believed to be in her 20s and 8 months pregnant.
Detective Superintendent John Brocklebank from the Norfolk and Suffolk Major Investigation Team read a statement outside Lowestoft Police Station:
“We are in the early stages of a large investigation into what has happened, it is too early to be able to come up with a definitive explanation and we will be keeping an open mind. However from our initial enquiries we do not believe there is any threat to the wider community.
“Our priorities now are to establish the circumstances behind the woman’s death and how it maybe related to the deaths of the three children. Police are appealing for anyone who has information that may help the investigation to contact police on 101.”
The property in London Road South has been cordoned off and officers remain on scene.