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Man and woman found dead in flat in suspected double murder

The bodies of a man and a woman have been discovered in a flat in Teesside.

Cleveland Police were called to a property in Thornaby Road, Thornaby at around 2.10pm on Wednesday.

Detectives have since launched a double murder investigation, and are currently working to identify the two victims.

A 21-year-old man has also been arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in custody.

Senior investigating officer, detective chief inspector Peter Carr, said: ‘A man and woman have sadly died and a man remains in police custody in connection with the incident.

‘I would like to appeal to members of the public who may have been passing the flats on Thornaby Road, which were formerly known as the Royal George Pub, between 10am and 11am on Wednesday.

‘If anyone was passing and saw anyone acting suspiciously or any suspicious activity, please contact us.’

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