Breaking: Three people dead after being hit by train at Loughborough Junction

Katherine Johnston (18 June, 2018) Transport Emergency services

Detectives investigating why they were on the tracks

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Three people have died after being struck by a train at Loughborough Junction station this morning, said British Transport Police.

At 7.30am, officers and paramedics were called to the station near Camberwell and Brixton, to reports of ‘multiple bodies found’.

The London Ambulance service attended and sadly pronounced three people dead at the scene.

Officers remain at the station, where they are working to identify the bodies and inform their families.

Detective Superintendent Gary Richardson from British Transport Police, said: “My team are now working hard to understand what happened and how these three people came to lose their life on the railway.

“My thoughts are with the family and friends of these three people.

“At this time, we are treating their death as unexplained as we make a number of immediate enquiries.

“I would ask anyone who was near to Loughborough Junction this morning, and saw something which they think might be relevant, please contact us as soon as possible.”

Train services will be delayed whilst these enquiries are made, with people advised to check with National Rail Enquiries before travelling.

Anyone with information can send a text to 61016 or call 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference 93 of 18/06/2018.

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