Man hit by train after woman found dead

Post-mortem examinations on the bodies of a man hit by a train and a woman found stabbed to death in a suspected murder-suicide were taking place in Britain today.

An ambulance was called to a quiet residential street in Woodley, Berkshire, just before 1.50pm yesterday but it was too late to save the woman.

Less than 10 minutes after her body was discovered, paramedics attended Twyford Railway Station, four miles away, where the man was found dead.

Thames Valley Police confirmed the body found at the house was that of an adult female. They are treating both deaths as unexplained and have not yet confirmed if they are linked.

However theysaid they were not searching for anyone else in connection with the deaths.

The pair have yet to be formally identified.

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