Basingstoke couple deaths: Man charged with murdering husband and wife

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Buckland Avenue near crime sceneImage source, Google
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The couple died at their home in Buckland Avenue

A man has been charged with murdering a couple who died in their home.

Geoffrey Hibbert, 61, and his wife Michelle, 29, were found injured in Buckland Avenue in Basingstoke.

They were discovered shortly before 02:00 BST on Sunday and were pronounced dead at the scene in Hampshire.

There has been an increased police presence in the area and Stanley Elliott, 52, of Kiln Road in Sherborne St John, is due to appear before Basingstoke magistrates on Wednesday.

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