Police Scotland are today continuing to carry out enquires in relation to three incidents within Kilmarnock that police believe could be linked.
Two women and a man died during three incidents at three locations across Kilmarnock on Thursday evening.
A 39-year-old woman was found within the carpark of Crosshouse Hospital in the town at 7.45pm. She was given medical care at the scene but did not recover.
A second incident happened 20 minutes later in Portland Street where a 24-year-old woman was found injured in the street, she was taken to Crosshouse hospital for treatment but did not recover.
A third incident happened which was a fatal road crash which happened on the C50 – a road between the B7036 and the A76.
Police Scotland are now looking in to the circumstances surrounding the incident to find out exactly what happened.
These three linked incidents are believed to be isolated to these events and officers are not looking for anyone else in relation to the incident.
Police Scotland have released a statement.
Chief Superintendent Faroque Hussain said: “A number of locations remain cordoned off as officers continue to conduct enquiries.”
He added: “Understandably, people will be shocked by what has happened. We are still in the process of establishing the full circumstances, however, I would like to reassure people that there is no wider threat to the community.
“Officers will be on patrol and anyone with any concerns can approach these officers.”
Local diversions are in place as a number of areas remain cordoned off in the town centre and ear on the road between the B7036 and A76.
Anyone who has any information which could assist this investigation should contact police on 101.