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Four found dead in Leicestershire, England

Monday, February 14, 2011

Cquote1.svg No causes of death have been established at present, but the deaths of the woman and children are being treated as suspicious. Inquiries are at an early stage, but officers are not looking for anyone else at this time. Cquote2.svg

Leicestershire Constabulary spokesperson

Four dead bodies have been discovered in two separate locations within the town of Leicester, in Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom. All four individuals are thought to be from the same family unit, with one man, one woman and two children among the dead.

On Friday night, Aram Abdul Razaq Aziz, who was male and aged 32, was discovered deceased in Watermead Country Park. On Saturday afternoon, the body of 24-year-old Joy Small was discovered in an apartment on Jersey Road. Her son, three-year-old Aubarr Aziz and her daughter Chanarra, aged two, were discovered alongside her and were also found to be dead.

Post-mortem examinations are anticipated to occur on Monday. A spokesperson for Leicestershire Constabulary stated that "[n]o causes of death have been established at present, but the deaths of the woman and children are being treated as suspicious. Inquiries are at an early stage, but officers are not looking for anyone else at this time."

According to BBC News, police have been involved in previous incidents with the family.


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