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  • 10 May 2014, 22:33

Man Arrested After Two Found Dead In Walsall

A 19-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a couple were found dead in a West Midlands home.

West Midlands Police say they were called to the address in Hollemeadow Avenue,Walsall, by an ambulance crew at 3.50am.

A 32-year-old man and 29-year-old woman, believed to be husband and wife, were found dead at the scene.

Police say their injuries were consistent with stab wounds, although a post-mortem examination is yet to be conducted.

Speaking from Walsall, Sky's David Crabtreesaid the couple has been named locally asDavid Stringer and his wife Hayley.

Three young girls, aged 11, eight and seven were also found unharmed at the house and are now being looked after by close friends.

West Midlands Police recovered a weapon from the house and have now launched a murder investigation.

A spokesman for West Midlands Police said : "A 19-year-old man who was at the house when officers arrived has been arrested on suspicion of murder to enable detectivesto formally question him over the circumstances surrounding the deaths."

Police say they are not looking for anyone else in connection with the murders.

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