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Man in custody in connection with double murder in Solihull

07/07/2014

A 23-year-old man is in custody on suspicion of murder after the bodies of a man and a woman were found at an address in Solihull this morning (Monday 7 July).
 
Officers were called to a house in Hermitage Road just after 5.15am this morning to reports of an attack inside the property.
 
The bodies of a 58-year-old man and a 50-year-old woman were found at the scene and a double murder inquiry has been launched.
 
Hermitage Road remains cordoned off while forensic enquiries are on-going.
 
DI Martin Slevin from Force CID who is leading the investigation said: “The inquiry is in its early stages but police are not looking for anyone else in connection with the deaths at this stage.”