Two people have died after being hit by a train in ‘suspicious’ circumstances, British Transport Police (BTP) have said.
The pair were declared dead at the scene in Slough, Berkshire, this morning. There were reports they were mother and child in what is being described as a murder and suicide. A BTP spokesman said: ‘At this time the incident at Slough has been declared suspicious and officers are investigating the circumstances.’
Slough station has been closed and there is ‘no public access until further notice’, train operator First Great Western said.
A BTP spokesman said: ‘Our officers were called to Slough railway station shortly before 9.45am on Tuesday, 23 September, following reports that two people had been struck by a train.
‘Thames Valley Police and South Central Ambulance Service also attended the incident, and two people were pronounced dead at the scene.
‘The incident is currently being treated as suspicious. Officers are working to identify the deceased, and a full investigation has been launched.