Tragic Discovery of 10-Year-Old Girl’s Body Sparks Shock and Fear in Surrey Village

The tranquil village of Horsell near Woking has been gripped by shock and fear following the distressing discovery of the lifeless body of a 10-year-old girl within a residence.


Police swiftly initiated a murder investigation after coming across the tragic scene on Thursday.

The incident has shaken the peaceful community, and a heavy police presence was observed at the semi-detached house on Hammond Road.

The pavement outside the residence was adorned with flowers as a tribute to the young victim.

A Pakistani Family’s Arrival and Community Distress

Residents shared accounts with the PA news agency, revealing that a Pakistani family with six “very young” children had moved into the house in April.


However, the current incident has left the neighbors stunned and deeply affected.

A mother, requesting anonymity, conveyed her traumatized state upon receiving the news.

She expressed concern for her own children, who were now grappling with fear as a result of the incident.

The mother further shared her daughter’s emotional distress over the fate of the young girl, highlighting the shock that has reverberated throughout the community.

Shockwaves Reverberate as Authorities Launch Investigation

The local populace remains in a state of disbelief as the news of the girl’s death continues to send shockwaves through the village.


Authorities were summoned to the scene around 2.50 am on the morning of the incident due to concerns for the girl’s safety.

The joint efforts of Surrey Police and Sussex Police’s major crime team have been dedicated to unraveling the circumstances surrounding the tragic event.

Specially trained officers are offering support to the family of the deceased child, as they grapple with the heart-wrenching loss.

Assurances and Ongoing Investigation

Detective Chief Inspector Debbie White, the lead investigator, expressed the gravity of the incident and the dedicated efforts of the police in piecing together the events that led to the girl’s untimely demise.

While there is a focus on certain individuals for questioning, authorities have reassured the public that there is no immediate threat to safety.


The considerable police presence in Hammond Road is set to persist for the forthcoming days as the investigation advances.

The cooperation of local residents during this process has been acknowledged and appreciated by law enforcement.

Community Support and Call for Information

As the community grapples with the shock of this incident, the village of Horsell is coming together to provide support to one another.

The police have urged anyone with information that could aid the investigation to come forward.

Surrey Police can be contacted, with individuals encouraged to reference case number PR/45230089209.


Further updates on the investigation are anticipated to be disseminated once more information becomes available.


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