Somerset men 'died from gunshot wounds'

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image captionPolice continue to investigate the circumstances of the shootings

Two men suffered fatal gun wounds during an incident in Somerset, post-mortem examination results have shown.

Police said Ray Masters, 58, who was found dead at his Westbury-sub-Mendip home, died from gunshot wounds to the chest, abdomen and back.

Michael Harper, 46, from Stratton-on-the-Fosse, and found nearby, died from a single gunshot wound to the head.

Police believe the deaths are linked and said no other suspects were being sought as part of the investigation.

A force spokesman said officers were continuing to establish the events leading to the deaths.

Police were called to Westbury-sub-Mendip on Sunday night.

When they arrived officers found Mr Masters shot dead in his home and the body of Mr Harper in a nearby churchyard - a shotgun was by his side.

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