Skip to content
#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal

Bodies of couple and teen daughters found in UK house

Police say they are not looking for anyone else in relation to this incident.
Oct 28th 2014, 11:15 PM 53,531 16

Updated 23.15pm

A FAMILY OF four, whose bodies were found at a house in Bradford, England, have been named as Jitendra Lad, 49, his wife Duksha, 44, and daughters Trisha, 19 and Nisha, 17.

Police were called to the scene in Clayton after the bodies were discovered at around 8.30pm last night.

West Yorkshire Police have said they do not believe anyone else was involved in the deaths.

“Enquiries are at a very early stage, but police are not currently looking for anyone else in connection with the enquiry,” police said in a statement.

Source: West Yorkshire Police/YouTube

Detective Superintendent Simon Atkinson, from West Yorkshire Police’s Protective Services, said:

This is clearly a significant incident and our investigation will be thorough as we piece together the events that have led to the deaths of a local family.The investigation is at an early stage, and while I do not want to speculate around the circumstances leading to the deaths, I am happy to confirm that we are not looking for anyone else in connection with this incident.

Damien Miller, Superintendent Operations of Bradford District, who leads neighbourhood policing across the Bradford District, described Clayton as a “close knit community”

He said local people will be understandably upset by what has taken place and that he wanted to reassure people there is “no wider danger to members of the public”.

- Additional reporting by Michelle Hennessy.

Read: Body of mother-of-four Karen Stokes recovered in the UK>

Send a tip to the author

Cliodhna Russell


    Back to top