Detective Superintendent Richard Baker (r)
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Police officer finds his parents murdered

A husband and wife who were found murdered at their Birmingham home were discovered by their police officer son.

Avtar Singh-Kolar, 62, and his wife Carole, 58, were found dead at an address in Friary Road, Handsworth Wood, at about 08:00 GMT.

Det Supt Richard Baker told a news conference that the family had last been in contact with the couple at 19:15 on Tuesday.

He said: "It is obvious from the scene that the couple had been assaulted."

  • 11 Jan 2012