Hermitage Road victims named as Pin and Quoi Chang - The Solihull Observer

Hermitage Road victims named as Pin and Quoi Chang

Solihull Editorial 7th Jul, 2014 Updated: 21st Oct, 2016   0

POLICE investigating the double murder of a Solihull couple have formally identified them as Pin Chang and his wife Quoi Chang.

The couple, aged 58 and 50 respectively died from stab injuries at their address in Hermitage Road on Monday morning (July 7).

Police were called to the address just after 5am following reports of an incident.

Police investigations are continuing and a 23-year-old man remains under police guard in hospital in connection with the deaths.

Detective Inspector Martin Slevin is leading the double murder inquiry.

He said: “This a serious and devastating incident which has led to the deaths of a man and woman, and a young man continues to receive treatment.

“All three people are known to one another and at this stage we are not looking for anyone else in connection with the deaths.

“Forensic experts continue to work at the scene in order to work out exactly what happened in this tragic incident.”

Residents were barred from going back to their homes for most of Monday as Police teams gathered evidence.

Chief superintendent Alex Murray, commander of Solihull Police, said: “This is a shocking and deeply upsetting incident in which two people have tragically lost their lives.

“Many people who live locally will undoubtedly have been concerned and distressed by today’s events and I’d like to reassure the community that we are doing everything possible to investigate this terrible crime.

“We have officers out in the neighbourhood to provide a visible reassurance and to offer support to anyone upset or concerned by what has happened. House to house enquiries will also be conducted.”

Anyone with information should call 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


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