David Cameron condemns double murder near Mildenhall

David Cameron has condemned the fatal shooting of two men on a travellers' site near Mildenhall, on the Norfolk/Suffolk border.

The Prime Minister said the double murder at Willow Park, in Beck Row, was a 'dreadful crime,' but reassured MPs that the police would do 'everything they can' to bring the killers to justice.

He was speaking in the House of Commons after the bodies were found, one on the ground and one in a burning car, at about 10.15pm last night.

Police have linked the deaths to an on-going dispute and connected them with a shooting on the same site a few weeks ago.

West Suffolk MP Matthew Hancock asked Mr Cameron about the killings during Prime Minister's Question Time this afternoon.

He said: 'Last night there was a violent double murder in Beck Row, Suffolk. This was the most serious in a series of incidents in the area. Will you reassure me and the residents of west Suffolk that these crimes will be fully investigated, their perpetrators face justice and that everywhere in this country must be subject to the rule of law?''

Mr Cameron told him: 'I can certainly give you that assurance. This is a very disturbing case and I am sure honourable members will have heard about it on the news this morning. I think the police will want to do everything they can to get to the bottom of this dreadful crime and to bring the perpetrators to justice.''

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