10:25pm UK, Thursday December 08, 2011
Two adults and a child have died following an incident at a house in the East Midlands, police have said.
Leicestershire Police said they received a report at around 4.23pm that a 15-year-old girl had been injured in Melton Mowbray.
As she was taken to hospital, officers forced their way into the family home on Swallowdale Rd where they discovered two children and two adults with serious injuries.
A man, a woman and a child later died.
Two other children are being treated at the Queen’s Medical Centre in Nottingham.
The house has been cordoned off and forensic investigators are at the scene.
Post mortem examinations are due to take place at a later stage.