Three funeral parlours in Yorkshire raided by police over ‘concern for care of deceased’ | EUROtoday

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Police have raided funeral parlours throughout Yorkshire over “concerns for the care of the deceased”.

Humberside Police mentioned on Friday that there stays a police presence at three branches of Legacy Independent Funeral Directors in Hull and the East Riding of Yorkshire.

Residents reported officers outdoors the corporate in Anlaby Road and Hessle Road, each in Hull, at about 3am on Thursday, Hull Live reported.

It got here after police turned conscious of a report on Wednesday night in relation to each places in addition to yet one more department in Beverley.

The drive mentioned it has since carried out “numerous” inquiries and been in touch with “a number” of individuals as its investigation continues.

It has requested members of the general public to not speculate concerning the inquiries.

Officers added police are working carefully with coroners, Hull City Council and East Riding Council.

Detective chief superintendent Simon Gawthorpe mentioned: “While we are in the very early stages of our investigation, I completely understand this information will be of concern to a number of families and individuals who have lost loved ones and have utilised the services of this business.”

He added: “As we continue our enquiries to understand the precise nature of what may have occurred and if any criminal offences have taken place, I would please ask people to be respectful and refrain from speculation, as at the core of this investigation will potentially be heartbroken and devastated families and loved ones and we want to provide them with the consideration and support they need and are fully entitled to.”