COPS have been spotted removing bags of evidence after a 10-year-old girl was found dead, sparking a murder investigation.
The child was discovered at a property in Woking, Surrey, in the early hours of yesterday morning.
Pictures from the scene show police officers carrying away bags of evidence for further examination.
In one snap a female officer from the Surrey and Sussex Forensic Investigation team holds a clear plastic bag as she walks out of the home.
The contents are obscured within a white cardboard box.
Emergency services rushed to the address at around 2.50am yesterday, but the girl was pronounced dead at the scene.
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Neighbours were left stunned by the tragic find.
Local resident Amjad Ali, 47, said he "couldn't believe" what happened.
He told MailOnline that everyone in the area is "shocked" by the girl's death after the family moved in just five months ago.
Mr Ali said: "The first I knew of anything was around 3.30 this morning.
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"My son looked out the window as I had taken my wife on holiday and were still up and he said the road was full of police.
"Then an officer knocked on the door and asked if we knew anything about the family, but we don't really know them.
"They are a Pakistani family that moved in about five months ago. I don't know where from, but the husband works as a taxi driver, and they have three or four kids."
Flowers have been left outside the house as locals shared their condolences with the family.
A bunch of red roses was laid just by the police tape in memory of the little girl.
Senior Investigating Officer, Detective Chief Inspector Debbie White, said yesterday: “This is a devastating incident, and our officers are working hard to build a picture of what happened.
"We have identified a number of individuals we would like to speak to as part of our enquiries and at this stage, we are not looking to identify anyone else in connection with our investigation.
"We have no reason to believe there is any risk to the public.
“There is a significant police presence in Hammond Road and this will remain over the coming days.
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"We appreciate that the police presence will be causing concern and we would like to thank local residents for their cooperation as we conduct our investigation.
"We will provide further updates as soon as we are in a position to.”
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